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National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Social Services

Summary

Introduced with the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Bill 2018, the bill amends the: Social Security Act 1991 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to provide that payments made under the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse are exempt from the income test; Bankruptcy Act 1966 to ensure that payments made under the national redress scheme are quarantined from the divisible property of a bankrupt person; Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1997 to exempt decisions made under the national redress scheme from judicial review; Freedom of Information Act 1982 to exempt protected information from disclosure under the Act; Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to enable the use and disclosure of protected information if it is done for the purposes of the national redress scheme; and Age Discrimination Act 2004 to enable the exclusion of children applying to the national redress scheme if they will not turn 18 during the life of the scheme.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 10/05/18  
Second reading moved 10/05/18  
Second reading debate 23/05/18  
Second reading debate 24/05/18  
Second reading debate 29/05/18  
Second reading agreed to 29/05/18  
Third reading agreed to 29/05/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/06/18  
Second reading moved 18/06/18  
Second reading debate 18/06/18  
Second reading agreed to 18/06/18  
Committee of the Whole debate 18/06/18  
Committee of the Whole debate 19/06/18  
Third reading agreed to 19/06/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 19/06/18  
Assent 21/06/18 Act no: 46 - Year: 2018
     

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