Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (Terrorist Material) Bill 2007

Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Amends the
Classification, (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995
  to require publications, films or computer games that promote terrorist activity to be classified as Refused Classification. 

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House of Representatives
21 Jun 2007Introduced and read a first time
21 Jun 2007Second reading moved
15 Aug 2007Second reading agreed to
15 Aug 2007Third reading agreed to
15 Aug 2007Introduced and read a first time
15 Aug 2007Second reading moved
20 Sep 2007Second reading agreed to
20 Sep 2007Third reading agreed to

28 Sep 2007Assent

Act no.: 179

Year: 2007

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