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Patent Amendment (Human Genes and Biological Materials) Bill 2010 [No. 2]


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
COONAN, Sen Helen; HEFFERNAN, Sen Bill; SIEWERT, Sen Rachel; XENOPHON, Senator Nick

Summary

Amends the Patents Act 1990 to prevent the patenting of biological materials which are identical or substantially identical to materials as they exist in nature.

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 24/11/10  
Second reading moved 24/11/10  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  
     

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

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (26/11/2010): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (21/09/2011)
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