Safe Work Australia (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Introduced with the Safe Work Australia Bill 2008, the bill repeals the
Australian Workplace Safety Standards Act 2005
  and amends three Acts consequent upon the establishment of Safe Work Australia. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
04 Sep 2008Introduced and read a first time
04 Sep 2008Second reading moved
22 Sep 2008Second reading agreed to
22 Sep 2008Third reading agreed to
Senate
23 Sep 2008Introduced and read a first time
23 Sep 2008Second reading moved
13 Oct 2008Second reading debate
13 Oct 2008Second reading agreed to
14 Oct 2008Committee of the Whole debate
14 Oct 2008Third reading agreed to


14 Oct 2008Text of bill as passed both Houses
18 Dec 2008Assent

Act no.: 157

Year: 2008

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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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Committee Information

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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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