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Mitochondrial Donation Law Reform (Maeve’s Law) Bill 2021


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health

Summary

Amends the: Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction Act 2002, Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002 and Research Involving Human Embryos Regulations 2017 to allow for the use of permitted mitochondrial donation techniques under a specified mitochondrial donation licence for the purposes of certain research and training, and in clinical settings; and Freedom of Information Act 1982, Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction Act 2002, Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002, Research Involving Human Embryos Regulations 2017 and Therapeutic Goods (Excluded Goods) Determination 2018 to make consequential and technical amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24/03/21  
Second reading moved 24/03/21  
Second reading debate 25/11/21  
Second reading debate 29/11/21  
Second reading debate 30/11/21  
Second reading debate 01/12/21  
Second reading agreed to 01/12/21  
Consideration in detail debate 01/12/21 Amendment details: 17 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 01/12/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 02/12/21  
Second reading moved 02/12/21  
Second reading debate 08/02/22  
Second reading debate 09/02/22  
Second reading agreed to 09/02/22  
Committee of the Whole debate 09/02/22  
Committee of the Whole debate 10/02/22  
Committee of the Whole debate 30/03/22  
Third reading agreed to 30/03/22  
     
Finally passed both Houses 30/03/22  
Assent 01/04/22 Act no: 26 - Year: 2022
     

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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  • Addendum to explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet QJ138]

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  • Government [sheet QJ149]

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  • Non-Government
ANDREWS, Kevin, MP

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Senate
  • [sheet 1578]
O'NEILL, Sen Deborah

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  • [sheet 1577]
O'NEILL, Sen Deborah

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  • [sheet 1576]
O'NEILL, Sen Deborah

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  • [sheet 1575]
O'NEILL, Sen Deborah

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  • [sheet 1574]
O'NEILL, Sen Deborah

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  • [sheet 1540]
O'NEILL, Sen Deborah

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  • [sheet 1541]
O'NEILL, Sen Deborah

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  • [sheet 1542]
O'NEILL, Sen Deborah

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  • [sheet 1548]
CANAVAN, Sen Matthew

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  • [sheet 1547]
CANAVAN, Sen Matthew

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  • [sheet 1543]
CANAVAN, Sen Matthew

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  • [sheet 1520 revised]
CANAVAN, Sen Matthew

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  • [sheet 1518]
CANAVAN, Sen Matthew

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  • [sheet 1519]
CANAVAN, Sen Matthew

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes