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International Human Rights and Corruption (Magnitsky Sanctions) Bill 2021

2019-2021

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

International Human Rights and Corruption (Magnitsky Sanctions) Bill 2021

 

No.      , 2021

 

(Senator Kitching)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to enable Australia to impose sanctions to promote compliance with international human rights law and respect for human rights or to deter significant corruption, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              2

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 2

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Simplified outline of this Act.............................................................. 2

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 3

5............ Act binds the Crown........................................................................... 3

6............ Application of this Act........................................................................ 3

Part 2—Power to make sanctions regulations                                                       4

7............ Regulations may impose sanctions...................................................... 4

8............ Effect of regulations............................................................................ 5

9............ Offences.............................................................................................. 5

Part 3—Miscellaneous                                                                                                          6

10.......... Severability......................................................................................... 6

11.......... Regulations......................................................................................... 7

 



A Bill for an Act to enable Australia to impose sanctions to promote compliance with international human rights law and respect for human rights or to deter significant corruption, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: