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Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Omnibus) Bill 2020


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

Summary

Amends: the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to provide that offences for providing false and misleading statements or documents apply to circumstances when the information is not provided to a natural person; four Acts to require a person served with a formal notice or summons by a Royal Commission to produce documents or information, or give evidence, to comply with that requirement even if the document or information is protected by secrecy provisions; and six Acts to make technical and consequential amendments.

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 13/05/20  
Second reading moved 13/05/20  
Second reading debate 10/11/20  
Second reading agreed to 10/11/20  
Third reading agreed to 10/11/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10/11/20  
Second reading moved 10/11/20  
Second reading debate 12/11/20  
Second reading agreed to 12/11/20  
Third reading agreed to 12/11/20  
     
Finally passed both Houses 12/11/20  
Assent 26/11/20 Act no: 107 - 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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



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