Sex Discrimination Amendment (Pregnancy and Work) Bill 2003

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  • Sex Discrimination Amendment (Pregnancy and Work) Bill 2002
Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the
Sex Discrimination Act 1984
to clarify certain provisions in relation to discrimination on the grounds of pregnancy, potential pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 14 Feb 2002
Second reading moved 14 Feb 2002
Second reading agreed to 11 Feb 2003
Third reading agreed to 11 Feb 2003
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 03 Mar 2003
Second reading moved 03 Mar 2003
Second reading amendment agreed to
  • Details: 1 Opposition, 1 Australian Greens agreed to
08 Sep 2003
Second reading agreed to 08 Sep 2003
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 31 Opposition, 4 Australian Democrats (2 as amended by Opposition) agreed to
08 Sep 2003
Third reading agreed to 08 Sep 2003
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House disagreed to Senate amendments
10 Sep 2003
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate did not insist on its amendments
07 Oct 2003
Assent
  • Act no.: 103
  • Year: 2003
15 Oct 2003

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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