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Legislative Instruments Amendment (Sunsetting Measures) Bill 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the: Legislative Instruments Act 2003 to: repeal spent and redundant instruments (including automatic repeal of certain instruments and bulk repeal of instruments by regulation); provide certainty about what instruments sunset and when they sunset, and provide staged sunsetting dates for instruments that were registered in bulk when the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments commenced in 2005; enable the Attorney-General to align sunsetting dates of related legislative instruments to enable thematic reviews to be conducted; and clarify the requirements for explanatory statements; and Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011 to make a consequential amendment.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23/05/12  
Second reading moved 23/05/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 18/06/12  
Second reading debate 25/06/12  
Second reading agreed to 25/06/12  
Reported from Federation Chamber 26/06/12  
Third reading agreed to 26/06/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27/06/12  
Second reading moved 27/06/12  
Second reading debate 13/09/12  
Second reading agreed to 13/09/12  
Third reading agreed to 13/09/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 13/09/12  
Assent 22/09/12 Act no.: 135 - Year: 2012
     

Text of bill

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Correction to explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes