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Parliamentary Entitlements Amendment (Injury Compensation Scheme) Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Finance

Summary

Amends the Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990 to enable the minister to make a legislative instrument to establish a parliamentary injury compensation scheme to provide the same benefits to parliamentarians and the spouse of the Prime Minister based on the scheme applicable to Commonwealth employees under the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 and for Comcare to administer the scheme; and the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 and Age Discrimination Act 2004 to make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 10/02/16  
Second reading moved 10/02/16  
Second reading debate 24/02/16  
Second reading agreed to 24/02/16  
Third reading agreed to 24/02/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24/02/16  
Second reading moved 24/02/16  
Second reading debate 29/02/16  
Second reading agreed to 29/02/16  
Third reading agreed to 29/02/16  
     
Finally passed both Houses 29/02/16  
Assent 08/03/16 Act no: 16 - Year: 2016
     

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)