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Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Bill 2013


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

The bill: establishes the independent statutory office of the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency; provides for the functions, appointment, terms and conditions of appointment of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the agency, and enables the CEO to appoint committees; provides for staff and consultants; establishes the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Council to provide advice to the CEO and the minister as required; provides for the agency’s reporting requirements; requires a review of the agency to be undertaken after five years; and requires the minister to present a report of the review to Parliament.

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 20/03/13  
Second reading moved 20/03/13  
Referred to Federation Chamber 30/05/13  
Second reading debate 30/05/13  
Second reading agreed to 30/05/13  
Consideration in detail debate 30/05/13 Amendment details: 24 Government agreed to
Reported from Federation Chamber 03/06/13  
Third reading agreed to 03/06/13  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17/06/13  
Second reading moved 17/06/13  
Second reading debate 20/06/13  
Second reading agreed to 20/06/13  
Third reading agreed to 20/06/13  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 20/06/13  
Assent 21/06/13 Act no.: 58 of 2013
     

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 AL253]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Federation Chamber Schedule

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (21/03/2013): Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee; Committee report (14/05/2013)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )