Title Mitochondrial Donation Law Reform (Maeve’s Law) Bill 2021
Database Bills & Legislation
Long Title a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to human cloning and research involving human embryos, and for related purposes
Date 24-03-2021 09:32 AM
Source House of Reps
Parl No. 46
Bill Number 43/21
Bill Type Government
Portfolio Health
Reps Bill Code O
Status Before Reps
System Id legislation/bills/r6697_first-reps/0000


Mitochondrial Donation Law Reform (Maeve’s Law) Bill 2021
</head> <body lang="EN-AU" link="blue" vlink="purple" xml:lang="EN-AU"> <div class="WordSection1"> <p class="Session"><a name="OPCCaretStart" id="OPCCaretStart"/>2019‑2020‑2021</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">The Parliament of the</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">Commonwealth of Australia</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"> </span></p> <p class="House">HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Reading">Presented and read a first time</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="ShortT">Mitochondrial Donation Law Reform (Maeve’s Law) Bill 2021</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Actno">No.      , 2021</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Portfolio">(Health)</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="LongT">A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to human cloning and research involving human embryos, and for related purposes</p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharAmSchNo"> </span><span class="CharAmSchText"> </span></p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharAmPartNo"> </span><span class="CharAmPartText"> </span></p> </div> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""><br clear="all" style="page-break-before:always"/></span> <div class="WordSection2"> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:18.0pt">Contents</span></p> <p class="MsoToc5">1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2</p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 1—Mitochondrial donation<span style="font-size: 9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                                                                       </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 1—Main amendments<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                                                        </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction Act 2002<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                              </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">3</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                     </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">5</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Research Involving Human Embryos Regulations 2017<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                   </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">33</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 2—Other amendments<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                                                                     </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">39</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Freedom of Information Act 1982<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                         </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">39</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction Act 2002<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                            </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">39</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                   </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">41</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Research Involving Human Embryos Regulations 2017<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                   </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">57</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Therapeutic Goods (Excluded Goods) Determination 2018<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                            </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">58</span></p> <p class="MsoToc7">Part 3—Application and transitional provisions<span style="font-size:9.0pt">                                           </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt">60</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> </div> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""><br clear="all" style="page-break-before:always"/></span> <div class="WordSection3"> <p class="Page1">A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to human cloning and research involving human embryos, and for related purposes</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:12.0pt;line-height:normal"> <span style="font-size:16.0pt">The Parliament of Australia enacts:</span></p> <opc-section depth="0" ref="9c040bfa83a74c8e8df138f291b1dc70" title="1  Short title"><a name="9c040bfa83a74c8e8df138f291b1dc70"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc66870344"><span class="CharSectno">1</span>  Short title</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    This Act is the <i>Mitochondrial Donation Law Reform (Maeve’s Law) Act 2021</i>.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="a2c671b2d6f04ddc8d17c66aa35c20dc" title="2  Commencement"><a name="a2c671b2d6f04ddc8d17c66aa35c20dc"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc66870345"><span class="CharSectno">2</span>  Commencement</a></p> <p class="subsection">              (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.</p> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> <table class="MsoNormalTable" border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="474" style="margin-left:5.35pt;border-collapse:collapse;border:none"> <thead> <tr> <td width="474" colspan="3" valign="top" style="width:355.55pt;border-top:solid windowtext 1.5pt; border-left:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt;border-right:none; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Commencement information</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 1</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 2</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 3</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Provisions</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.5pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Commencement</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Date/Details</p> </td> </tr> </thead> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">2.  Schedule 1</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.</p> <p class="Tabletext">However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> </table> <p class="notetext"> Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.</p> <p class="subsection">              (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="962e940a9c3e4e9498a774ea6419e831" title="3  Schedules"><a name="962e940a9c3e4e9498a774ea6419e831"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc66870346"><span class="CharSectno">3</span>  Schedules</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.</p> <p class="notetext"> Note:          The provisions of a legislative instrument (the <b><i>principal instrument</i></b>) amended or inserted by this Act, and any other provisions of the principal instrument, may be amended or repealed by a legislative instrument made under the enabling provision for the principal instrument (see subsection 13(5) of the <i>Legislation Act 2003</i>).</p> </opc-section><?DMS-Include seriesId="bae213a6-4cb7-4dff-bc00-3a63f46b935c"?></div> </body> </div></div></body></html>