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National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Amendment Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

In response to issues raised by the Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills and recommendations made by the Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee, the bill amends the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 to: add an objects clause; clarify which laws of the states and territories apply to registered training organisations; clarify the circumstances when the Regulator can amend an accredited course without an application being made by the course owner; ensure that a person is aware of the cancellation of the qualification or statement of attainment before being liable for a civil penalty; limit the use of force; require authorised officers to possess certain experience, training and qualifications; enable information sharing with the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency; and make technical amendments.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24/08/11  
Second reading moved 24/08/11  
Second reading debate 13/10/11  
Second reading agreed to 13/10/11  
Third reading agreed to 13/10/11  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 31/10/11  
Referred to Main Committee 31/10/11  
Second reading moved 31/10/11  
Second reading debate 31/10/11  
Second reading agreed to 31/10/11  
Reported from Main Committee 31/10/11  
Third reading agreed to 31/10/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 31/10/11  
Assent 04/12/11 Act no.: 171 - Year: 2011
     

Text of bill

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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