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Australian Astronomical Observatory (Transition) Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Jobs and Innovation

Summary

Amends the Australian Astronomical Observatory Act 2010 to: amend the short title of the Act to the Astronomical Functions Act 2010; substitute a new outline of the Act; and abolish the Australian Astronomical Observatory (AAO) and AAO Advisory Committee. Also repeals the Australian Astronomical Observatory (Transitional Provisions) Act 2010 and provides for transitional arrangements.

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 28/03/18  
Second reading moved 28/03/18  
Second reading debate 18/06/18  
Second reading debate 19/06/18  
Second reading agreed to 19/06/18  
Third reading agreed to 19/06/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/06/18  
Second reading moved 19/06/18  
Second reading debate 28/06/18  
Second reading agreed to 28/06/18  
Third reading agreed to 28/06/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 28/06/18  
Assent 29/06/18 Act no: 59 - 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
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)