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Australia’s Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2020


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Foreign Affairs and Trade

Summary

Consequential on the Australia's Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) Bill 2020, the bill amends the: Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 to provide that decisions made under the Australia's Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) Act 2020 are not subject to judicial review; and Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 to authorise the disclosure of protected information.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 03/09/20  
Second reading moved 03/09/20  
Second reading debate 10/11/20  
Second reading debate 11/11/20  
Second reading agreed to 11/11/20  
Third reading agreed to 11/11/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/11/20  
Second reading moved 12/11/20  
Second reading debate 30/11/20  
Second reading debate 01/12/20  
Second reading agreed to 01/12/20  
Committee of the Whole debate 01/12/20  
Committee of the Whole debate 02/12/20 Amendment details: 1 Independent (Senator Patrick) agreed to
Committee of the Whole debate 03/12/20  
Third reading agreed to 03/12/20  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 03/12/20 Details: House disagreed to Senate amendment
     
Senate
Message from House of Reps reported 07/12/20  
Consideration of House of Reps message 08/12/20 Details: Senate did not insist on its amendment
     
Finally passed both Houses 08/12/20  
Assent 10/12/20 Act no: 117 - 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

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 1119]
RICE, Sen Janet

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  • Independent [sheet 1152]
PATRICK, Sen Rex

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  • Opposition [sheet 1129]
WONG, Sen Penny

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  • Pauline Hanson's One Nation [sheet 1140]
HANSON, Sen Pauline

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate to which the House of Representatives has disagreed

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  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate

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Notes