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Navigation Amendment Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Infrastructure and Transport

Summary

Amends the Navigation Act 1912 to: implement the Maritime Labour Convention in Australia by setting minimum requirements for working and living conditions for seafarers working on certain ships engaged in commercial activities, except fishing; and enable vessel traffic services to be extended to the southern part of the Great Barrier Reef.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25/05/11  
Second reading moved 25/05/11  
Second reading debate 13/09/11  
Second reading debate 20/09/11  
Second reading agreed to 20/09/11  
Consideration in detail debate 20/09/11 Amendment details: 1 Australian Greens agreed to
Third reading agreed to 20/09/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22/09/11  
Second reading moved 22/09/11  
Second reading agreed to 21/11/11  
Third reading agreed to 21/11/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 21/11/11  
Assent 04/12/11 Act no.: 168 of 2011
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
BANDT, Adam, MP

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (25/05/2011): House Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications
  • Committee report (25/08/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )