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Native Title Amendment (Infrastructure and Public Facilities) Bill 2020


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the Native Title Act 1993 to extend the operation of Subdivision JA, which requires native title holders and claimants to be notified about proposed public works and provides them with an opportunity to be consulted about the impact of the proposed future act on their native title rights and interests, for a further 10 years.

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 08/10/20  
Second reading moved 08/10/20  
Second reading debate 09/11/20  
Second reading agreed to 09/11/20  
Third reading agreed to 09/11/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09/11/20  
Second reading moved 09/11/20  
Second reading debate 12/11/20  
Second reading debate 03/12/20  
Second reading agreed to 03/12/20  
Committee of the Whole debate 03/12/20  
Third reading agreed to 03/12/20  
     
Finally passed both Houses 03/12/20  
Assent 08/12/20 Act no: 113 - 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 1102]
THORPE, Sen Lidia

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (13/11/2020): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 13 of 2020
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)