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Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Amendment Bill 2021


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Agriculture, Water and the Environment

Summary

Amends the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Act 2001 to: implement certain recommendations of the Independent Review of the Sydney Harbour Federal Trust by enabling the Harbour Trust to operate as an ongoing entity, amending processes relating to the appointment of members, increasing the threshold for ministerial approval of contracts to $5 million and providing for indexation of the threshold amount, and amending the processes for entering into long-term leases or licences; extend the existing regulation-making powers; establish compliance and enforcement powers; and make amendments contingent on the commencement of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2021.

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 18/03/21  
Second reading moved 18/03/21  
Second reading debate 01/06/21  
Second reading agreed to 01/06/21  
Consideration in detail debate 01/06/21  
Third reading agreed to 01/06/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/21  
Second reading moved 15/06/21  
Second reading debate 17/06/21  
Second reading agreed to 17/06/21  
Third reading agreed to 17/06/21  
     
Finally passed both Houses 17/06/21  
Assent 23/06/21 Act no: 49 - Year: 2021
     

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

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (31/03/2021): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 5 of 2021
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (21/04/2021): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 8 of 2021
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)