Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Part of a package of three bills to implement the Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory framework, the bill: repeals the
Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
  and makes certain consequent saving and transitional arrangements; and amends the:
Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
  to: make amendments consequent on the repeal of the
Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
; and enable Land Councils, if requested to do so, to provide assistance to owners of community living areas;
Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995
  to: provide that the restriction on prohibited material will continue, with the Minister for Indigenous Affairs responsible for determining to which areas this restriction applies; require the minister to review these restrictions after seven years; and provide for the sunset of the restriction of prohibited material provisions after ten years;
Crimes Act 1914
  to enable customary law and cultural practice to be considered in bail and sentencing decisions for certain offences; and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
  to make an amendment consequent on the repeal of the
Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007

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Progress

House of Representatives
23 Nov 2011Introduced and read a first time
23 Nov 2011Second reading moved
27 Feb 2012Second reading debate
27 Feb 2012Second reading agreed to
27 Feb 2012Third reading agreed to
Senate
29 Feb 2012Introduced and read a first time
29 Feb 2012Second reading moved
21 Mar 2012Second reading debate
09 May 2012Second reading debate
28 Jun 2012Second reading debate
28 Jun 2012Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
28 Jun 2012Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
28 Jun 2012Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments


28 Jun 2012Text of bill as passed both Houses
29 Jun 2012Assent

Act no.: 101

Year: 2012

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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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  • 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.

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