Census Information Legislation Amendment Bill 2006

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  • Census Information Legislation Amendment Bill 2005
Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the:
Archives Act 1983
and
Census and Statistics Act 1905
to ensure that name-identified census information collected in all future censuses, from households which provide explicit consent, will be stored and preserved by the National Archives of Australia for release after a closed access period of 99 years; and
Census and Statistics Act 1905
to: make technical amendments as a consequence of the commencement of the
Legislative Instruments Act 2003
; and harmonise criminal offence provisions with those contained in the
Criminal Code Act 1995
.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 03 Nov 2005
Second reading moved 03 Nov 2005
Second reading agreed to 01 Dec 2005
Third reading agreed to 01 Dec 2005
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07 Dec 2005
Second reading moved 07 Dec 2005
Second reading agreed to 27 Feb 2006
Third reading agreed to 27 Feb 2006
Assent
  • Act no.: 10
  • Year: 2006
23 Mar 2006

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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

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • 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.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

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

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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