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Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2017


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Finance

Summary

Introduced with the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority Bill 2017, the bill amends the Freedom of Information Act 1982 to provide exemptions for the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority in relation to documents requesting that the Authority give personal advice relating to parliamentary work-related travel expenses to parliamentarians and their staff, and any other documents in relation to the performance of those functions.

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 09/02/17  
Second reading moved 09/02/17  
Second reading debate 15/02/17  
Second reading agreed to 15/02/17  
Third reading agreed to 15/02/17  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/02/17  
Second reading moved 15/02/17  
Second reading debate 16/02/17  
Second reading agreed to 17/02/17  
Committee of the Whole debate 17/02/17  
Third reading agreed to 17/02/17  
     
Finally passed both Houses 17/02/17  
Assent 22/02/17 Act no: 3 - Year: 2017
     

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

Bills Digest



Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)