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Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Employment

Summary

Amends the: Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992 and Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993 to clarify that the Seacare scheme is not intended to apply to certain employees engaged on ships undertaking intrastate trade or commerce; and Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992 to ensure that where an employee’s employment is not covered by the Seacare scheme, their employer will not be liable for a levy in respect of that employee.

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 26/02/15  
Second reading moved 26/02/15  
Second reading debate 24/03/15  
Second reading agreed to 24/03/15  
Consideration in detail debate 24/03/15 Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 24/03/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/03/15  
Second reading moved 25/03/15  
Second reading debate 13/05/15  
Second reading agreed to 13/05/15  
Committee of the Whole debate 13/05/15 Amendment details: 7 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 13/05/15  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 14/05/15 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 14/05/15  
Assent 26/05/15 Act no.: 51 - Year: 2015
     

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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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet GT141]

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Senate
  • Government [sheet GT144]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (05/03/2015): Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee; Committee report (24/03/2015)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )