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National Cancer Screening Register (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health

Summary

Introduced with the National Cancer Screening Register Bill 2016, the bill amends the: Australian Immunisation Register Act 2015 to authorise the disclosure of specified information kept on the Australian Immunisation Register to the National Cancer Screening Register; Freedom of Information Act 1982 to exempt register information from disclosure in response to a freedom of information request; and Health Insurance Act 1973 to enable the ongoing provision of Medicare enrolment and claims data to the register.

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 31/08/16  
Second reading moved 31/08/16  
Second reading debate 13/09/16  
Second reading debate 11/10/16  
Second reading agreed to 11/10/16  
Third reading agreed to 11/10/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/10/16  
Second reading moved 12/10/16  
Second reading debate 12/10/16  
Second reading debate 13/10/16  
Second reading agreed to 13/10/16  
Committee of the Whole debate 13/10/16  
Third reading agreed to 13/10/16  
     
Finally passed both Houses 13/10/16  
Assent 20/10/16 Act no: 66 - Year: 2016
     

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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (13/09/2016): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (11/10/2016)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )