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Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Bill 2013


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Employment

Summary

Introduced with the Building and Construction Industry (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013, the bill: re-establishes the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner (ABC Commissioner) and the Australian Building and Construction Commission; enables the minister to issue a Building Code; provides for the appointment and functions of the Federal Safety Commissioner; prohibits certain unlawful industrial action; prohibits coercion, discrimination and unenforceable agreements; provides the ABC Commissioner with powers to obtain information; provides for orders for contraventions of civil remedy provisions and other enforcement powers; and makes miscellaneous amendments in relation to self-incrimination, protection of liability against officials, admissible records and documents, protection and disclosure of information, powers of the Commissioner in certain proceedings, and jurisdiction of courts.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 31/08/16  
Second reading moved 31/08/16  
Second reading debate 18/10/16  
Second reading agreed to 18/10/16  
Third reading agreed to 18/10/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07/11/16  
Second reading moved 07/11/16  
Second reading debate 22/11/16  
Second reading debate 28/11/16  
Second reading agreed to 28/11/16
(after midnight)
 
Committee of the Whole debate 29/11/16 Amendment details: 1 Opposition, 3 Nick Xenophon Team, 3 Derryn Hinch's Justice Party/Jacqui Lambie Network/Culleton/Nick Xenophon Team, 1 Liberal Democratic Party/Derryn Hinch's Justice Party/Nick Xenophon Team and 1 Derryn Hinch's Justice Party/Culleton agreed to
Committee of the Whole debate 30/11/16 Amendment details: 10 Nick Xenophon Team/Derryn Hinch's Justice Party, 29 Derryn Hinch's Justice Party/Nick Xenophon Team and 1 Derryn Hinch's Justice Party agreed to
Third reading agreed to 30/11/16  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 30/11/16 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Finally passed both Houses 30/11/16  
Assent 01/12/16 Act no: 87 - Year: 2016
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 8003]
RHIANNON, Sen Lee

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 7984]
RHIANNON, Sen Lee

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 7983]
RHIANNON, Sen Lee

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  • Derryn Hinch's Justice Party.Jacqui Lambie Network/Senator Culleton [sheet 8022]
HINCH, Sen Derryn
LAMBIE, Sen Jacqui
CULLETON, Sen Rodney

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  • Derryn Hinchs Justice Party [sheet 8026 revised]
HINCH, Sen Derryn

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  • Derryn Hinchs Justice Party/Senator Culleton [sheet 8016 revised]
HINCH, Sen Derryn
CULLETON, Sen Rodney

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  • Derryn Hinchs Justice Party/Senator Culleton/Jacqui Lambie Network [sheet 8017]
HINCH, Sen Derryn
LAMBIE, Sen Jacqui
CULLETON, Rodney

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  • Derryn Hinchs Justice Party/Senator Culleton/Jacqui Lambie Network [sheet 8021]
HINCH, Sen Derryn
LAMBIE, Sen Jacqui
CULLETON, Sen Rodney

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  • Liberal Democratic Party/Derryn Hinchs Justice Party/Nick Xenophon Team [sheet 7990]
LEYONHJELM, Sen David
HINCH, Sen Derryn
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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  • Nick Xenophon Team [sheet 8020]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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  • Nick Xenophon Team [sheet 8010]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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  • Nick Xenophon Team/Derryn Hinchs Justice Party [sheet 8011]
HINCH, Sen Derryn
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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  • Nick Xenophon Team/Derryn Hinchs Justice Party [sheet 7954]
HINCH, Sen Derryn
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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  • Opposition [sheet 8024]
CARR, Sen Kim

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  • Opposition [sheet 8015]
CAMERON, Sen Doug

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  • Opposition [sheet 8027]
CAMERON, Sen Doug

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  • Opposition [sheet 8006 revised]
CAMERON, Sen Doug

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (01/09/2016): Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee; Committee report (14/10/2016)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )