Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Emergency Response Consolidation) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Not Proceeding 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Broadcasting Services Act 1992
  and
Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
  to prohibit certain pay television licensees from providing television channels that contain a large amount of R18+ programming to certain prescribed areas;
Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995
  to permit the transportation of pornographic material through a prescribed area to a place outside the prescribed area;
Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
  and
Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
  to repeal permit system amendments providing public access to certain Aboriginal land; and
Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
  to enable community dependent roadhouses to be licensed as community stores. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
21 Feb 2008Introduced and read a first time
21 Feb 2008Second reading moved
19 Mar 2008Second reading debate
20 Mar 2008Second reading debate
01 Sep 2008Second reading debate
02 Sep 2008Second reading agreed to
02 Sep 2008Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 25 Government agreed to
02 Sep 2008Third reading agreed to
Senate
04 Sep 2008Introduced and read a first time
04 Sep 2008Second reading moved
17 Sep 2008Second reading debate
27 Nov 2008Second reading debate
27 Nov 2008Second reading agreed to
27 Nov 2008Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 11 Opposition agreed to
27 Nov 2008Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
01 Dec 2008Message from Senate reported
19 Jul 2010Lapsed at dissolution

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