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Mitochondrial Donation Law Reform (Maeve’s Law) Bill 2021


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Health

Summary

Amends the: Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction Act 2002, Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002 and Research Involving Human Embryos Regulations 2017 to allow for the use of permitted mitochondrial donation techniques under a specified mitochondrial donation licence for the purposes of certain research and training, and in clinical settings; and Freedom of Information Act 1982, Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction Act 2002, Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002, Research Involving Human Embryos Regulations 2017 and Therapeutic Goods (Excluded Goods) Determination 2018 to make consequential and technical amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24/03/21  
Second reading moved 24/03/21  
Second reading debate 25/11/21  
Second reading debate 29/11/21  
Second reading debate 30/11/21  
Second reading debate 01/12/21  
Second reading agreed to 01/12/21  
Consideration in detail debate 01/12/21 Amendment details: 17 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 01/12/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 02/12/21  
Second reading moved 02/12/21  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Addendum to explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet QJ138]

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  • Government [sheet QJ149]

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  • Non-Government
ANDREWS, Kevin, MP

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes