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Building and Construction Industry Improvement Amendment (Transition to Fair Work) Bill 2012


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Building and Construction Industry Improvement Amendment (Transition to Fair Work) Bill 2011



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Relations

Summary

Amends the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005 to: abolish the Office of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner and create the Office of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate; remove existing building industry specific laws; enable the inspectorate to compulsorily obtain information or documents relevant to an investigation from certain persons; provide for safeguards in relation to the inspectorate’s powers to obtain information and documents (including a three-year sunset provision); and create the office of the Independent Assessor.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 03/11/11  
Second reading moved 03/11/11  
Second reading debate 23/11/11  
Second reading debate 09/02/12  
Second reading debate 15/02/12  
Second reading debate 16/02/12  
Second reading agreed to 16/02/12  
Consideration in detail debate 16/02/12 Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 16/02/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 28/02/12  
Second reading moved 28/02/12  
Second reading debate 20/03/12  
Second reading agreed to 20/03/12  
Third reading agreed to 20/03/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 20/03/12  
Assent 15/04/12 Act no.: 42 - Year: 2012
     

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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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet CP225]

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  • Non-Government
KATTER, Bob, Jnr, MP

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  • Non-Government
BANDT, Adam, MP

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  • Non-Government
BANDT, Adam, MP

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  • Non-Government
BANDT, Adam, MP

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Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 7220]
ABETZ, Sen Eric

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  • Opposition [sheet 7217 revised]
ABETZ, Sen Eric

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (10/11/2011): Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Commitee; Committee report (29/02/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )