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Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Amendment (Australian Freedoms) Bill 2019


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
BERNARDI, Sen Cory

Summary

Amends the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011 to: include a definition of 'Australian freedoms'; require the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights to explicitly consider 'Australian freedoms' in its examinations of legislation; and require statements of compatibility for bills and disallowable legislative instruments to provide certain information in relation to 'Australian freedoms'.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23/07/19  
Second reading moved 23/07/19  
Second reading debate 14/10/19  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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