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Crimes Amendment (National Disability Insurance Scheme—Worker Screening) Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Social Services

Summary

Amends the Crimes Act 1914 to enable the convictions of persons who work, or seek to work, with people with disability in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to be disclosed to, and taken into account by, Commonwealth, state and territory agencies in determining whether a person is suitable to work with people with disability in the NDIS.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 15/02/18  
Second reading moved 15/02/18  
Second reading debate 28/02/18  
Second reading agreed to 28/02/18  
Third reading agreed to 28/02/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/03/18  
Second reading moved 19/03/18  
Second reading debate 10/05/18  
Second reading agreed to 10/05/18  
Third reading agreed to 10/05/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 10/05/18  
Assent 22/05/18 Act no: 33 - Year: 2018
     

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
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (21/03/2018): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 5 of 2018
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (27/03/2018): Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights; Report 5 of 2018
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)