Building and Construction Industry Improvement Amendment (Transition to Fair Work) Bill 2012

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  • Building and Construction Industry Improvement Amendment (Transition to Fair Work) Bill 2011
Type
Government
Portfolio
Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Relations
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43

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Summary

Amends the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005 to: abolish the Office of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner and create the Office of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate; remove existing building industry specific laws; enable the inspectorate to compulsorily obtain information or documents relevant to an investigation from certain persons; provide for safeguards in relation to the inspectorate’s powers to obtain information and documents (including a three-year sunset provision); and create the office of the Independent Assessor.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 03 Nov 2011
Second reading moved 03 Nov 2011
Second reading debate 23 Nov 2011
Second reading debate 09 Feb 2012
Second reading debate 15 Feb 2012
Second reading debate 16 Feb 2012
Second reading agreed to 16 Feb 2012
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
16 Feb 2012
Third reading agreed to 16 Feb 2012
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 28 Feb 2012
Second reading moved 28 Feb 2012
Second reading debate 20 Mar 2012
Second reading agreed to 20 Mar 2012
Third reading agreed to 20 Mar 2012
Text of bill as passed both Houses 20 Mar 2012
Assent
  • Act no.: 42
  • Year: 2012
15 Apr 2012

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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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

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Schedules of amendments

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