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Construction Industry Amendment (Protecting Witnesses) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Employment

Summary

Amends the Fair Work (Building Industry) Act 2012 to extend the period during which the Director of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate can apply to a nominated Administrative Appeals Tribunal presidential member for an examination notice by a further two years (until 1 June 2017).

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/03/15  
Second reading moved 25/03/15  
Second reading debate 11/05/15  
Second reading agreed to 11/05/15  
Third reading agreed to 11/05/15  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12/05/15  
Second reading moved 13/05/15  
Second reading debate 13/05/15  
Second reading agreed to 13/05/15  
Third reading agreed to 13/05/15  
     
Finally passed both Houses 13/05/15  
Assent 20/05/15 Act no.: 45 - Year: 2015
     

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 (26/03/2015): Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee; Committee report (08/05/2015)
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)