Royal Commissions Amendment (Records) Bill 2006

Type
Government
Portfolio
Prime Minister 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the
Royal Commissions Act 1902
  to provide for the custody and use of, and access to, records of royal commissions, particularly for law enforcement purposes. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
30 Nov 2006Introduced and read a first time
30 Nov 2006Second reading moved
05 Dec 2006Second reading agreed to
05 Dec 2006Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 6 Government agreed to
05 Dec 2006Third reading agreed to
Senate
06 Dec 2006Introduced and read a first time
06 Dec 2006Second reading moved
07 Dec 2006Second reading agreed to
07 Dec 2006Third reading agreed to


12 Dec 2006Assent

Act no.: 167

Year: 2006

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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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