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Commonwealth Places and Services (Facial Recognition) Bill 2018


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
BERNARDI, Sen Cory

Summary

Amends the Criminal Code Act 1995, Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 and Australian Citizenship Act 2007 to prohibit the wearing of full face coverings in Commonwealth places and territories in prescribed circumstances, including while attending a Centrelink office and while participating in a citizenship ceremony.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11/09/18  
Second reading moved 11/09/18  
     

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