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National Cancer Screening Register Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health

Summary

Introduced with the National Cancer Screening Register (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2016, the bill: establishes the National Cancer Screening Register, a national electronic infrastructure for the collection, storage, analysis and reporting of cancer screen program data for the National Cervical Screening Program and the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program; authorises the collection, use and disclosure of information for the purposes of the register; creates an offence for the unauthorised disclosure of information; and mandates reporting of screening information to the register.

Progress of bill

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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  
Consideration in detail debate 11/10/16 Amendment details: 12 Government agreed to
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: 65 - Year: 2016
     

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 HE125]

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  • Non-Government
KING, Catherine, MP

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  • Non-Government
KING, Catherine, MP

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Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 7946]
POLLEY, Sen Helen

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  • Opposition [sheet 7945]
POLLEY, Sen Helen

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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 )