Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2011

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Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010, the bill amends the: Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 to: include the President of the Australian Human Rights Commission as an ex officio member of the Administrative Review Council (ARC); and increase the quorum of the ARC from four to five members; and Legislative Instruments Act 2003 to require explanatory statements for disallowable legislative instruments to contain a statement of compatibility.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 30 Sep 2010
Second reading moved 30 Sep 2010
Second reading debate 22 Nov 2010
Second reading debate 23 Nov 2010
Second reading agreed to 24 Nov 2010
Third reading agreed to 24 Nov 2010
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24 Nov 2010
Second reading moved 24 Nov 2010
Second reading debate 25 Nov 2011
Second reading agreed to 25 Nov 2011
Third reading agreed to 25 Nov 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 25 Nov 2011
Assent
  • Act no.: 187
  • Year: 2011
07 Dec 2011

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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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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.