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Social Security Legislation Amendment (Digital Television Switch-over) Bill 2009


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Summary

Amends the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to change confidentiality provisions to enable Centrelink to use and disclose protected information to facilitate the Digital Switch-over Household Assistance Program.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13/05/09  
Second reading moved 13/05/09  
Referred to Main Committee 25/05/09  
Second reading debate 25/05/09  
Second reading agreed to 25/05/09  
Reported from Main Committee 26/05/09  
Third reading agreed to 26/05/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/09  
Second reading moved 15/06/09  
Second reading debate 18/06/09  
Second reading agreed to 18/06/09  
Third reading agreed to 18/06/09  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 18/06/09  
Assent 26/06/09 Act no.: 58 - Year: 2009
     

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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)