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Parliamentary Service Amendment (Post-election Report) Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Finance

Summary

Amends the Parliamentary Service Act 1999 to change the deadline for publishing the post-election report of election commitments, which is prepared and published by the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO), from before the end of 30 days after the end of the caretaker period for a general election to the later of either 30 days after the end of the caretaker period for the general election to which the report relates or 7 days before the first sitting day of either or both Houses of the Parliament after the general election to which the report relates.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 05/12/18  
Second reading moved 05/12/18  
Second reading debate 13/02/19  
Second reading agreed to 13/02/19  
Third reading agreed to 13/02/19  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/02/19  
Second reading moved 14/02/19  
Second reading debate 14/02/19  
Second reading agreed to 14/02/19  
Third reading agreed to 14/02/19  
     
Finally passed both Houses 14/02/19  
Assent 01/03/19 Act no: 4 - Year: 2019
     

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)