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National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Amendment (Funders of Last Resort and Other Measures) Bill 2021


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Social Services

Summary

Provides a further response to the final report of the second year review of the National Redress Scheme by amending the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018 to: extend the funder of last resort arrangements to encompass non-defunct institutions that are unable to participate in the scheme, and defunct institutions with which participating jurisdictions do not share responsibility for abuse and there is no parent institution to take responsibility; and provide the scheme operator with specific authority to disclose certain protected information about non-participating institutions.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/10/21  
Second reading moved 27/10/21  
Second reading debate 23/11/21  
Second reading agreed to 23/11/21  
Third reading agreed to 23/11/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24/11/21  
Second reading moved 24/11/21  
Second reading debate 25/11/21  
Second reading agreed to 25/11/21  
Third reading agreed to 25/11/21  
     
Finally passed both Houses 25/11/21  
Assent 02/12/21 Act no: 119 - 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

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)