OHS and SRC Legislation Amendment Bill 2006

Type
Government
Portfolio
Employment and Workplace Relations 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the:
Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991
  to: extend the Act to all corporations and Commonwealth authorities licensed under the
Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
; exclude the operation of certain State and Territory laws; and amend the long and short titles of the Act to reflect its extended coverage beyond Commonwealth workplaces; and
Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
  to: enable Comcare to charge all Commonwealth authorities a regulatory contribution towards the costs of administering the
Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991
; and validate certain contributions already made for the 2002-03 financial year; and
Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
  and
Social Security Act 1991
  to make consequential amendments to reflect the title change of the
Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991
  to the
Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991

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Progress

House of Representatives
07 Dec 2005Introduced and read a first time
07 Dec 2005Second reading moved
29 Mar 2006Second reading agreed to
29 Mar 2006Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
29 Mar 2006Third reading agreed to
Senate
09 May 2006Introduced and read a first time
09 May 2006Second reading moved
04 Sep 2006Second reading agreed to
04 Sep 2006Third reading agreed to


14 Sep 2006Assent

Act no.: 98

Year: 2006

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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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