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Privacy Legislation Amendment (Enforcement and Other Measures) Bill 2022


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

Summary

Amends the: Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005 to enable the Australian Communications and Media Authority to disclose information to a non-corporate Commonwealth entity that is responsible for enforcing one or more laws of the Commonwealth; Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010 to allow the Australian information Commissioner to delegate certain functions or powers; and Privacy Act 1988 to: expand the Australian Information Commissioner's enforcement and information sharing powers; and increase penalties for serious or repeated interferences with privacy.

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 26/10/22  
Second reading moved 26/10/22  
Second reading debate 08/11/22  
Referred to Federation Chamber 08/11/22  
Second reading debate 08/11/22  
Second reading agreed to 08/11/22  
Reported from Federation Chamber 09/11/22  
Third reading agreed to 09/11/22  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 21/11/22  
Second reading moved 21/11/22  
Second reading debate 28/11/22  
Second reading agreed to 28/11/22  
Committee of the Whole debate 28/11/22 Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 28/11/22  
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 28/11/22  
Consideration of Senate message 28/11/22 Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
     
Finally passed both Houses 28/11/22  
Assent 12/12/22 Act no: 83 - Year: 2022
     

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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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 1736]
SHOEBRIDGE, Sen David

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  • Government [sheet PC128]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (27/10/2022): Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (22/11/2022)
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (23/11/2022): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 7 of 2022
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (25/11/2022): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 6 of 2022
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)