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Insurance Contracts Amendment Bill 2012


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Insurance Contracts Amendment Bill 2011



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 to enable regulations to be made to: establish a standard definition of flood for riverine flooding in home building and home contents insurance contracts and contracts held by small businesses and strata titles; and require insurance providers to provide consumers with a key facts sheet for home building and home contents insurance contracts.

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 23/11/11  
Second reading moved 23/11/11  
Second reading debate 13/03/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 14/03/12  
Second reading debate 14/03/12  
Second reading agreed to 14/03/12  
Consideration in detail debate 14/03/12 Amendment details: 6 Government agreed to
Reported from Federation Chamber 19/03/12  
Third reading agreed to 19/03/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20/03/12  
Second reading moved 20/03/12  
Second reading debate 21/03/12  
Second reading agreed to 21/03/12  
Third reading agreed to 21/03/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 21/03/12  
Assent 15/04/12 Act no.: 41 - 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 CP227]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Federation Chamber Schedule

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (24/11/2011): House Standing Committee on Economics; Committee report (16/02/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )