Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Northern Territory National Emergency Response and Other Measures) Bill 2007

Type
Government
Portfolio
Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Part of a package of five bills to implement the Northern Territory National Emergency Response, the bill amends the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995, Australian Crime Commission Act 2002, Australian Federal Police Act 1979, Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 and proposed Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007 in relation to: prohibition of pornographic material; law enforcement; retention of government ownership of facilities constructed on Aboriginal land; access to Aboriginal land; and certain township lease grants.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 07 Aug 2007
Second reading moved 07 Aug 2007
Second reading agreed to 07 Aug 2007
Third reading agreed to 07 Aug 2007
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 08 Aug 2007
Second reading moved 08 Aug 2007
Second reading debate 13 Aug 2007
Second reading agreed to 14 Aug 2007
Third reading agreed to 16 Aug 2007
Assent
  • Act no.: 128
  • Year: 2007
17 Aug 2007

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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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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.