Title Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010
Database Bills & Legislation
Long Title A Bill for an Act to establish an independent Office of the Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People, and for related purposes
Date 29-09-2010 04:00 PM
Source Senate
Parl No. 43
Bill Number 217/10
Bill Type Private
Reps Bill Code O
Status Not Proceeding
System Id legislation/bills/s771_first-senate/0000


Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010
</head> <body lang="EN-AU" xml:lang="EN-AU"> <div class="WordSection1"> <p class="Session">2010</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">THE SENATE</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="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="ShortT">Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Actno">No.      , 2010</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Portfolio">(Senator Hanson-Young)</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="LongT">A Bill for an Act to establish an independent Office of the Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People, and for related purposes</p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharChapNo"> </span><span class="CharChapText"> </span></p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharPartNo"> </span><span class="CharPartText"> </span></p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharDivNo"> </span><span class="CharDivText"> </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="MsoToc2">Part 1—Preliminary<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-weight:normal">                                                                                                            </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">1</span></p> <p class="MsoToc5">1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2</p> <p class="MsoToc5">3............ Object.................................................................................................. 2</p> <p class="MsoToc5">4............ Principles underlying this Act............................................................. 3</p> <p class="MsoToc5">5............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 4</p> <p class="MsoToc5">6............ Operation of State and Territory laws................................................. 4</p> <p class="MsoToc5">7............ Extension to external Territories.......................................................... 4</p> <p class="MsoToc2">Part 2—Office of the Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">               </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">5</span></p> <p class="MsoToc3">Division 1—Establishment<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-weight:normal">                                                                                        </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">5</span></p> <p class="MsoToc5">8............ Establishment...................................................................................... 5</p> <p class="MsoToc3">Division 2—Functions and powers of Commissioner<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                                 </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">6</span></p> <p class="MsoToc5">9............ Functions and powers of Commissioner............................................. 6</p> <p class="MsoToc5">10.......... How the Commissioner is to perform functions................................. 7</p> <p class="MsoToc5">11.......... Commissioner must act independently................................................ 7</p> <p class="MsoToc5">12.......... Cooperation with other agencies......................................................... 8</p> <p class="MsoToc2">Part 3—Appointments and staffing for the Office of the Commissioner<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">               </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">9</span></p> <p class="MsoToc3">Division 1—The Commissioner<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-weight:normal">                                                                             </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">9</span></p> <p class="MsoToc5">13.......... Appointment....................................................................................... 9</p> <p class="MsoToc5">14.......... General terms and conditions of appointment..................................... 9</p> <p class="MsoToc5">15.......... Restriction on outside employment..................................................... 9</p> <p class="MsoToc5">16.......... Remuneration.................................................................................... 10</p> <p class="MsoToc5">17.......... Leave of absence............................................................................... 10</p> <p class="MsoToc5">18.......... Resignation....................................................................................... 10</p> <p class="MsoToc5">19.......... Termination of appointment.............................................................. 10</p> <p class="MsoToc5">20.......... Acting appointments......................................................................... 11</p> <p class="MsoToc5">21.......... Disclosure of interests....................................................................... 12</p> <p class="MsoToc5">22.......... Appointment of Deputy Commissioners........................................... 12</p> <p class="MsoToc3">Division 2—Staff, consultants and delegations<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                                            </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">13</span></p> <p class="MsoToc5">23.......... Staff.................................................................................................. 13</p> <p class="MsoToc5">24.......... Consultants....................................................................................... 13</p> <p class="MsoToc2">Part 4—Other matters<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-weight:normal">                                                                                                      </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">14</span></p> <p class="MsoToc5">25.......... Report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. 14</p> <p class="MsoToc5">26.......... Annual reports.................................................................................. 14</p> <p class="MsoToc5">27.......... Review of operation of Act............................................................... 15</p> <p class="MsoToc5">28.......... Privileges and immunities of the Crown........................................... 15</p> <p class="MsoToc5">29.......... Commissioner etc. not to be sued...................................................... 15</p> <p class="MsoToc5">30.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 15</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 establish an independent Office of the Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People, 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> <?DMS-Include seriesId="ffcb7976-9f8e-cada-9a09-eddb3bca1255"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="006bd927-a901-cb5c-da86-baddcb7c2119"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="1532edd0-b5a7-e3ee-ec12-ccdaef6a869e"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="d49561f8-603f-4c0f-ac7e-c76c0a114fed"?></div> </body> </div></div></body></html>