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Voice for Animals (Independent Office of Animal Welfare) Bill 2013 [No. 2]


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
RHIANNON, Sen Lee

Summary

The bill: establishes the Office of Animal Welfare as an independent statutory authority with responsibility for advising on the protection of animal welfare in Commonwealth regulated activities; provides for the functions, appointment, and terms and conditions of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO); provides for staff and consultants; establishes the Office of Animal Welfare Advisory Committee to advise the CEO; and provides for reporting requirements.

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 20/06/13  
Second reading moved 20/06/13  
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 (27/06/2013): Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee; Report due 30/11/2013
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