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Autonomous Sanctions Amendment (Magnitsky-style and Other Thematic Sanctions) Bill 2021


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Autonomous Sanctions Amendment (Thematic Sanctions) Bill 2021



Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Foreign Affairs

Summary

Amends the Autonomous Sanctions Act 2011 to: specify thematic categories of conduct to which autonomous sanctions can be applied; clarify that autonomous sanctions regimes established under the regulations can be either country-specific or thematic; and specify decision-making processes for imposing targeted financial sanctions and travel bans on person and entities under thematic sanctions regimes.

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 24/11/21  
Second reading moved 24/11/21  
Second reading debate 01/12/21  
Second reading agreed to 01/12/21  
Committee of the Whole debate 01/12/21 Amendment details: 2 Opposition and 1 Australian Greens agreed to
Third reading agreed to 01/12/21  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 02/12/21  
Second reading moved 02/12/21  
Second reading debate 02/12/21  
Second reading agreed to 02/12/21  
Third reading agreed to 02/12/21  
     
Finally passed both Houses 02/12/21  
Assent 07/12/21 Act no: 128 - Year: 2021
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 1526]
RICE, Sen Janet

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 1508]
RICE, Sen Janet

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 1502 revised]
RICE, Sen Janet

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  • Opposition [sheet 1513]
WONG, Sen Penny

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (08/12/2021): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 15 of 2021
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)