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COAG Legislation Amendment Bill 2021


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Portfolio
Prime Minister

Summary

Amends: the COAG Reform Fund Act 2008 to amend the short title of the Act to the Federation Reform Fund Act 2008; the COAG Refund Fund Act 2008 and eight other Acts to update references to the COAG Reform Fund with references to the Federation Reform Fund; 16 Acts to: update references to COAG with references to the First Ministers Council and define it as a body consisting only of, or including, the Prime Minister, Premiers and Chief Ministers; retain the term Ministerial Council, but amends its definition to a body that consists of the Minister of the Commonwealth and each State and Territory who is responsible for the relevant matter; or amend specific names of councils to the generic Ministerial Council term; and 17 Acts to confirm that where Commonwealth legislation makes provisions to protect from disclosure the deliberations and decisions of the Cabinet and its committees, these provisions apply to the deliberations and decisions of the National Cabinet.

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 02/09/21  
Second reading moved 02/09/21  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Independent [sheet 1445]
PATRICK, Sen Rex

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes