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Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Amendment (Prohibiting Academic Cheating Services) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Education

Summary

Amends the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 to: create a new criminal offence of providing or advertising an academic cheating service on a commercial basis; and broaden the role of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency to include the prevention and minimisation of the use and promotion of academic cheating services in courses provided by higher education providers.

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 04/12/19  
Second reading moved 04/12/19  
Second reading debate 12/06/20  
Second reading agreed to 12/06/20  
Third reading agreed to 12/06/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/06/20  
Second reading moved 12/06/20  
Second reading debate 24/08/20  
Second reading debate 25/08/20  
Second reading debate 26/08/20  
Second reading agreed to 26/08/20  
Committee of the Whole debate 26/08/20  
Third reading agreed to 26/08/20  
     
Finally passed both Houses 26/08/20  
Assent 03/09/20 Act no: 78 - Year: 2020
     

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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  • Addendum to explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 8866]
FARUQI, Sen Mehreen

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  • Centre Alliance [sheet 8996]
GRIFF, Sen Stirling

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (05/02/2020): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 4 of 2020
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (05/02/2020): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 3 of 2020
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)