Do Not Call Register Bill 2006

Type
Government
Portfolio
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
41
Summary
Introduced with the Do Not Call Register (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2006, the bill establishes a framework to regulate and minimise unsolicited telemarketing calls, including: establishing a Do Not Call Register which will allow individuals to register their home and mobile numbers on the register for a period of 3 years; establishing a complaints mechanism; and providing for a civil penalties regime.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25 May 2006
Second reading moved 25 May 2006
Second reading agreed to 15 Jun 2006
Third reading agreed to 15 Jun 2006
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19 Jun 2006
Second reading moved 19 Jun 2006
Second reading agreed to 21 Jun 2006
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
22 Jun 2006
Third reading agreed to 22 Jun 2006
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
22 Jun 2006
Assent
  • Act no.: 88
  • Year: 2006
30 Jun 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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Bills digest

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Notes

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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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