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Privacy Amendment (Protecting Children from Paparazzi) Bill 2015


Type
Private
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
KATTER, Bob, Jnr, MP

Summary

Amends the Privacy Act 1988 to provide for a new criminal offence for those who harass the children of celebrities or any other person due to that person’s vocation or occupation, through their attempt to photograph or record the child’s image or voice, whether by following or lying in wait for the child.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23/11/15  
Second reading moved 23/11/15  
Lapsed at prorogation 15/04/16  
     

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