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Northern Territory National Emergency Response Bill 2007


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Summary

Part of a package of five bills to implement the Northern Territory National Emergency Response, the bill: effects restrictions on the possession, consumption, sale and transportation of liquor; establishes a scheme to prevent and detect misuse of publicly funded computers located in certain prescribed areas; provides for the immediate and later acquisition of five-year leases over certain Aboriginal townships; provides for the management of government activities and assets in business management areas; implements 2006 Council of Australian Government decisions relating to the treatment of violence or sexual abuse, and bail and sentencing discretion; introduces a licensing regime for community stores in Indigenous communities; and modifies Northern Territory legislation.

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 07/08/07  
Second reading moved 07/08/07  
Second reading agreed to 07/08/07  
Third reading agreed to 07/08/07  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 08/08/07  
Second reading moved 08/08/07  
Second reading debate 13/08/07  
Second reading agreed to 14/08/07  
Third reading agreed to 16/08/07  
     
Assent 17/08/07 Act no.: 129 - Year: 2007
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government

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Senate
  • Australian Democrats [sheet 5340 revised]
BARTLETT, Andrew

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 5358]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Opposition [sheet 5352]
EVANS, Sen Chris

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)