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Parliamentary Service Amendment (Freedom of Information) Bill 2013


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Leader of the House

Summary

Amends the Parliamentary Service Act 1999 to restore the exclusion for the parliamentary departments and office holders from the application of the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

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 29/05/13  
Second reading moved 29/05/13  
Second reading debate 29/05/13  
Second reading agreed to 29/05/13  
Third reading agreed to 29/05/13  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17/06/13  
Second reading moved 17/06/13  
Second reading debate 18/06/13  
Second reading agreed to 18/06/13  
Committee of the Whole debate 18/06/13  
Third reading agreed to 18/06/13  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 18/06/13  
Assent 28/06/13 Act no.: 97 - Year: 2013
     

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

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7391 revised 2]
RHIANNON, Sen Lee

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



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