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National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Amendment (Technical Amendments) Bill 2020


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

Summary

Amends the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018 in relation to the operation of the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse to: clarify how participating institutions that are associates of a responsible institution are to be determined and specified; clarify that where there is more than one funder of last resort, the defunct institution's share of the redress cost is to be divided equally between the government institutions; amend the approval and consultation process in relation to the engagement of an independent decision-maker by a national redress scheme operator; protect the names and symbols used in connection with the scheme; permit a payment to be made to a person who has been appointed by a court, tribunal or board to manage the financial affairs of a person entitled to redress; permit the operator to extend the timeframe for payment of a funding contribution by an institution; authorise the disclosure of certain protected information; and correct minor typographical errors.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 08/10/20  
Second reading moved 08/10/20  
Second reading debate 03/02/21  
Second reading debate 04/02/21  
Second reading agreed to 04/02/21  
Consideration in detail debate 04/02/21  
Third reading agreed to 04/02/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04/02/21  
Second reading moved 04/02/21  
Second reading debate 15/02/21  
Second reading agreed to 15/02/21  
Committee of the Whole debate 15/02/21  
Third reading agreed to 15/02/21  
     
Finally passed both Houses 15/02/21  
Assent 01/03/21 Act no: 15 - Year: 2021
     

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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  • Addendum to explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
BURNEY, Linda, MP

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Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 1196 revised]
PRATT, Sen Louise

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes