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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Amendment Bill 2005 [2006]


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Environment and Heritage

Summary

Amends the: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 to: give certainty to international cultural loan arrangements by providing that a certificate of exemption issued under the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986 allowing the return of loaned cultural heritage objects cannot be overridden by a declaration under the Act; repeal Part IIA and other Victoria-specific provisions to enable the Victorian Government to administer Aboriginal heritage protection in Victoria directly through its own legislation; and make technical amendments as a consequence of the commencement of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003; and Aboriginal Land (Lake Condah and Framlingham Forest) Act 1987 to make amendments consequential on the repeal of Part IIA of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984.

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 12/10/05  
Second reading moved 12/10/05  
Second reading agreed to 08/08/06  
Third reading agreed to 08/08/06  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 09/08/06  
Second reading moved 09/08/06  
Second reading agreed to 27/11/06  
Third reading agreed to 27/11/06  
     
Assent 07/12/06 Act no.: 152 - Year: 2006
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 4860]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes