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SELECTION OF BILLS—STANDING COMMITTEE—REPORT NO. 10 OF 2009

Senator McEwen, by leave and at the request of the Chair of the Selection of Bills Committee (Senator O'Brien), tabled the following report:

SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 10 OF 2009

 1. The committee met in private session on Thursday, 25 June 2009 at 11.49 am.

 2. The committee resolved to recommend—That—

  (a) the provisions of the Access to Justice (Civil Litigation Reforms) Amendment Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 17 September 2009;

  (b) the Anti-Terrorism Laws Reform Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 28 October 2009;


  (c) the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Test Review and Other Measures) Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 September 2009;

  (d) the provisions of the Corporations Amendment (Improving Accountability on Termination Payments) Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 August 2009;

  (e) the provisions of the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 17 September 2009;

  (f) the provisions of the Health Legislation Amendment (Midwives and Nurse Practitioners) Bill 2009 and 2 related bills be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 August 2009;

  (g) the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 26 November 2009;

  (h) the Migration Amendment (Immigration Detention Reform) Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 August 2009;

  (i) the provisions of the National Consumer Credit Protection Bill 2009 and 3 related bills be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 August 2009;

  (j) the National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 September 2009;

  (k) the provisions of the Personal Property Securities Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 August 2009;

  (l) the Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (National Broadband Network Measures No. 1) Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Environment, Communications and the Arts Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 17 August 2009;

  (m) the provisions of the Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2009 Measures No. 2) Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 August 2009; and

  (n) the provisions of the Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill 2009 be referred immediately to the Economics Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 7 September 2009.

 3. The committee resolved to recommend—That the following bills not be referred to committees:

   ACIS Administration Amendment Bill 2009

   Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Amendment Bill 2009

   Automotive Transformation Scheme Bill 2009

   Customs Tariff Amendment (2009 Measures No. 1) Bill 2009 [No. 2]

   Excise Tariff Amendment (2009 Measures No. 1) Bill 2009 [No. 2]

   Higher Education Support Amendment Bill 2009

   Road Transport Reform (Dangerous Goods) Repeal Bill 2009


   Statute Stocktake (Regulatory and Other Laws) Bill 2009

   Tax Agent Services (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

   Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Measures No. 4) Bill 2009.

 The committee recommends accordingly.

 4. The committee deferred consideration of the following bills to its next meeting:

   Aviation Transport Security Amendment (2009 Measures No. 1) Bill 2009

   Banking Amendment (Keeping Banks Accountable) Bill 2009

   National Health Security Amendment Bill 2009

   Trade Practices Amendment (Guaranteed Lowest Prices—Blacktown Amendment) Bill 2009.

 Kerry O'Brien

 Chair

 25 June 2009.

Senator McEwen moved—That the report be adopted.

Question put and passed.