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Parliamentary Charter of Rights and Freedoms Bill 2001 [2008]


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
LEES, Meg

Summary

Provides for a Parliamentary Charter of Rights and Freedoms to protect all Australians against violations of their fundamental civil and political rights by governments.

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 27/09/01  
Second reading moved 27/09/01  
     
Restored to Notice Paper 09/11/05  
     
Senate
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/02/08  
     
Restored to Notice Paper 14/02/08  
     
Senate
Lapsed at end of Parliament 28/09/10  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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