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Australia’s Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) Bill 2020


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Foreign Affairs and Trade

Summary

Introduced with the Australia’s Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2020, the bill establishes a legislative scheme for Commonwealth engagement with arrangements between State or Territory governments and foreign governments, and their associated entities.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 03/09/20  
Second reading moved 03/09/20  
Second reading debate 10/11/20  
Second reading debate 11/11/20  
Second reading agreed to 11/11/20  
Consideration in detail debate 11/11/20 Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 11/11/20  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/11/20  
Second reading moved 12/11/20  
Second reading debate 30/11/20  
Second reading debate 01/12/20  
Second reading agreed to 01/12/20  
Committee of the Whole debate 01/12/20  
Committee of the Whole debate 02/12/20 Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
Committee of the Whole debate 03/12/20  
Third reading agreed to 03/12/20  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 03/12/20 Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
     
Finally passed both Houses 03/12/20  
Assent 10/12/20 Act no: 116 - Year: 2020
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet QH130]

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  • Government [sheet QT131]

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 1120]
RICE, Sen Janet

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 1118]
RICE, Sen Janet

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 1078]
RICE, Sen Janet

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  • Independent [sheet 1151]
PATRICK, Sen Rex

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  • Independent [sheet 1061 revised]
PATRICK, Sen Rex

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  • Opposition [sheet 1115 revised]
WONG, Sen Penny

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  • Opposition [sheet 1114]
WONG, Sen Penny

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  • Opposition [sheet 1112]
WONG, Sen Penny

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate

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Notes