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Freedom of Information Amendment (Abolition of Conclusive Certificates) Bill 2006

2004-2005-2006

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

Freedom of Information Amendment (Abolition of Conclusive Certificates) Bill 2006

 

No.      , 2006

 

(Ms Roxon)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Freedom of Information Act 1982 and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1  Short title....................................................................................................... 1

2  Commencement............................................................................................. 1

3  Schedule........................................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                       3

Part 1—Amendments of the Freedom of Information Act 1982          3

1  Subsection 3(1)                                                                                                       3

2  Part IV—Exempt documents                                                                              3

(31A)     Object of this Part ............................................................................... 3

3  Subsections 33(2), (3), (4)                                                                                     4

4  Subsections 33A(2), (2A), (3), (4), (4A)                                                              4

5  Subsections 34(2), (3), (4), (5)                                                                              4

6  Subsections 35(2), (3), (4), (5)                                                                              4

7  Subsections 36(3), (4)                                                                                            4

8  Section 36A   4

9  Paragraph 53(a)                                                                                                    4

10  Subsection 58(3)                                                                                                   4

11  Subsection 58(4)                                                                                                   4

12  Subsection 58(5)                                                                                                   5

13  Subsection 58(5A)                                                                                                5

14  Section 58A 5

15  Section 58B 5

58B Constitution of Tribunal for purposes of proceedings under subsection 58(4)                 5

16  Subsection 58B(1)                                                                                                5

17  Paragraph 58C(2)(a)                                                                                          5

18  Subsection 58C(2A)                                                                                             6

19  Section 58E 6

20  Subsections 64(3), (4)                                                                                          6

21  Subsection 64(4A)                                                                                                6

22  Section 65    6

Part 2—Application                                                                             6

23                    Application                                                                                    6

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Freedom of Information Act 1982 and for related purposes

 

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

 
1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Freedom of Information Amendment (Abolition of Conclusive Certificates) Act 2006 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day it receives the Royal Assent.

 

3  Schedule

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.