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Royal Commissions Amendment Bill 2013


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Prime Minister

Summary

Amends the Royal Commissions Act 1902 to: enable the President or Chair of a multi-member Royal Commission to authorise one or more members to hold a hearing; and permit the Chair of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to authorise members of the commission to hold private sessions.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13/02/13  
Second reading moved 13/02/13  
Second reading debate 13/03/13  
Second reading agreed to 13/03/13  
Third reading agreed to 13/03/13  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/03/13  
Second reading moved 13/03/13  
Second reading debate 19/03/13  
Second reading agreed to 19/03/13  
Committee of the Whole debate 19/03/13 Amendment details: 7 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 19/03/13  
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 19/03/13  
Consideration of Senate message 20/03/13  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 20/03/13  
Assent 28/03/13 Act no.: 24 - Year: 2013
     

Text of bill

  • First 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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet BN267]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate

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