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Tribunals Amalgamation Bill 2015


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Tribunals Amalgamation Bill 2014



Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends: 12 Acts, including the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975, to merge the Social Security Appeals Tribunal and the Migration Review Tribunal and Refugee Review Tribunal into the Administrative Appeals Tribunal; and 31 Acts to make consequential amendments. Also provides for transitional arrangements.

Progress of bill

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

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 03/12/14  
Second reading moved 03/12/14  
Second reading debate 11/05/15  
Second reading agreed to 11/05/15  
Committee of the Whole debate 11/05/15 Amendment details: 21 Government, 6 Opposition and 1 Australian Greens agreed to
Third reading agreed to 11/05/15  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12/05/15  
Second reading moved 13/05/15  
Second reading debate 13/05/15  
Second reading agreed to 13/05/15  
Third reading agreed to 13/05/15  
     
Finally passed both Houses 13/05/15  
Assent 26/05/15 Act no: 60 - Year: 2015
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7680 revised]
WRIGHT, Sen Penny

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  • Government [sheet EH158]

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  • Opposition [sheet 7673 revised]
COLLINS, Sen Jacinta

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  • Opposition [sheet 7696]
COLLINS, Sen Jacinta

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (12/02/2015): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (16/03/2015)
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)