Native Title Amendment (Technical Amendments) Bill 2007

Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Amends the
Native Title Act 1993
Native Title Amendment Act 1998
Native Title Amendment Act 2007
  in relation to: processes for native title litigation and negotiation; representative Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander bodies; operation of prescribed bodies corporate; and makes amendments consequential to the
Legislative Instruments Act 2003

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House of Representatives
29 Mar 2007Introduced and read a first time
29 Mar 2007Second reading moved
10 May 2007Second reading agreed to
10 May 2007Third reading agreed to
12 Jun 2007Introduced and read a first time
12 Jun 2007Second reading moved
13 Jun 2007Second reading agreed to
13 Jun 2007Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 40 Government agreed to
13 Jun 2007Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
20 Jun 2007Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments

20 Jul 2007Assent

Act no.: 125

Year: 2007

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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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