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Pregnancy Counselling (Truth in Advertising) Bill 2006 [2008]

2004-2005-2006

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pregnancy Counselling (Truth in Advertising) Bill 2006

 

No.      , 2006

 

(Senators Stott Despoja, Troeth, Nettle and Carol Brown)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to prohibit misleading or deceptive advertising or notification of pregnancy counselling services, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

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

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

4............ Objects................................................................................................ 2

Part 2—Misleading advertising or notification                                                     3

5............ Misleading advertising or notification of pregnancy counselling services                3

6............ Requirements for advertising or notification of pregnancy counselling services      4

7............ Grant of Commonwealth financial assistance not payable where a pregnancy counselling service engages in misleading or deceptive conduct............................................................................ 5

8............ Minister to report annually on payments to and performance of pregnancy counselling services             5

9............ Disclosure of policy by pregnancy counselling service a condition of financial assistance      6

10.......... Regulations......................................................................................... 6



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to prohibit misleading or deceptive advertising or notification of pregnancy counselling services, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: