Healthcare Identifiers (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010

Health and Ageing 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Introduced with the Healthcare Identifiers Bill 2010, the bill amends the
Health Insurance Act 1973
  to authorise the Chief Executive Officer of Medicare to delegate functions to support the Healthcare Identifiers Service (HIS); and
Privacy Act 1988
  to: provide that the HIS comes under the jurisdiction of the Privacy Commissioner; and make amendments consequential on the
Personal Property Securities (Consequential Amendments) Act 2009

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House of Representatives
10 Feb 2010Introduced and read a first time
10 Feb 2010Second reading moved
10 Mar 2010Second reading debate
11 Mar 2010Second reading debate
11 Mar 2010Second reading agreed to
11 Mar 2010Third reading agreed to
15 Mar 2010Introduced and read a first time
15 Mar 2010Second reading moved
24 Jun 2010Second reading debate
24 Jun 2010Second reading agreed to
24 Jun 2010Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
24 Jun 2010Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
24 Jun 2010Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments

24 Jun 2010Text of bill as passed both Houses
28 Jun 2010Assent

Act no.: 73

Year: 2010

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  • 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.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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

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Schedules of amendments

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