Crimes Amendment (Working With Children—Criminal History) Bill 2010

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  • Crimes Amendment (Working With Children—Criminal History) Bill 2009
Type
Government
Portfolio
Home Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Crimes Act 1914
to: enable pardoned, quashed and spent convictions to be disclosed and taken into account by Commonwealth, State and Territory screening agencies in determining whether a person is suitable to work with children; specify the criteria screening units must meet before obtaining and dealing with this information; and require the Minister for Home Affairs to conduct a review of these disclosures no later than 30 June 2011 and table the review report in Parliament within 15 sitting days of receiving the report.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 20 Aug 2009
Second reading moved 20 Aug 2009
Referred to Main Committee 21 Oct 2009
Second reading debate 29 Oct 2009
Second reading debate 18 Nov 2009
Second reading agreed to 18 Nov 2009
Third reading agreed to 18 Nov 2009
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19 Nov 2009
Second reading moved 19 Nov 2009
Second reading debate 09 Mar 2010
Second reading agreed to 09 Mar 2010
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
09 Mar 2010
Third reading agreed to 09 Mar 2010
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
10 Mar 2010
Text of bill as passed both Houses 10 Mar 2010
Assent
  • Act no.: 28
  • Year: 2010
25 Mar 2010

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

Senate

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Schedules of amendments

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Bills digest

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Notes

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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 the 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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