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Civil Nuclear Transfers to India Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Foreign Affairs and Trade

Summary

Clarifies that decisions approving civil nuclear transfers to India are taken not to be inconsistent with, or have been made with due regard to, Australia’s obligations relating to nuclear safeguards under the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons and the South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty, if particular conditions are met.

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 09/11/16  
Second reading moved 09/11/16  
Second reading debate 23/11/16  
Second reading debate 24/11/16  
Second reading agreed to 24/11/16  
Third reading agreed to 24/11/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 28/11/16  
Second reading moved 28/11/16  
Second reading debate 01/12/16  
Second reading agreed to 01/12/16  
Third reading agreed to 01/12/16  
     
Finally passed both Houses 01/12/16  
Assent 07/12/16 Act no: 101 - 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 (10/11/2016): Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee; Committee report (24/11/2016)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )