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Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2011

2010

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010

 

No.      , 2010

 

(Attorney-General)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to establish a Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 2

Part 2—Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights                         4

4............ Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights............................... 4

5............ Membership of the Committee............................................................ 4

6............ Powers and proceedings of the Committee......................................... 5

7............ Functions of the Committee................................................................ 5

Part 3—Statements of compatibility                                                                            6

8............ Statements of compatibility in relation to Bills.................................... 6

9............ Statements of compatibility in relation to certain legislative instruments.. 6

Part 4—Regulations                                                                                                               8

10.......... Regulations......................................................................................... 8

 



A Bill for an Act to establish a Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: