Non-Proliferation Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

Type
Government
Portfolio
Foreign Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the:
Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987
to strengthen arrangements for the protection of, and application of non-proliferation safeguards to, nuclear material, facilities and associated information;
Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Act 1998
to enable Australia to enact legislation banning nuclear weapon tests ahead of entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty; and
Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act 1994
,
Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Act 1998
and
Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987
to provide for the implementing office and its Director to be referred to by a name or title specified by the Minister. Also makes consequential amendments to the
Australian Protective Service Act 1987[eitalss] and
Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998
.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26 Jun 2003
Second reading moved 26 Jun 2003
Second reading agreed to 05 Nov 2003
Third reading agreed to 05 Nov 2003
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24 Nov 2003
Second reading moved 24 Nov 2003
Second reading agreed to 28 Nov 2003
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
28 Nov 2003
Third reading agreed to 28 Nov 2003
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
01 Dec 2003
Assent
  • Act no.: 132
  • Year: 2003
12 Dec 2003

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Proposed amendments

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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.

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