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Sport Integrity Australia Amendment (World Anti-Doping Code Review) Bill 2020

Originating house
Before Reps
Youth and Sport


Amends the: Sports Integrity Australia Act 2020 to implement revisions to the World Anti-Doping Code by: introducing a new category of person (non-participant) who may be subject to the National Anti-Doping Scheme; broadening the discretion of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sport Integrity Australia to not publish details of violations committed by athletes who compete for recreational purposes, or if the CEO believes an athlete does not have the mental capacity to understand the anti-doping rules; broadening the situations where the CEO may respond to public comment on unfinalised matters; and amending the definition of athlete to include persons who competed in sport within the last six months; and National Sports Tribunal Act 2019 to make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

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Introduced and read a first time 26/08/20  
Second reading moved 26/08/20  
Second reading debate 08/10/20  
Second reading agreed to 08/10/20  
Third reading agreed to 08/10/20  
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 19/10/20  

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest

  • Considered by scrutiny committee (24/09/2020): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 11 of 2020