Fair Entitlements Guarantee Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
The bill: replaces the administrative General Employee Entitlements and Redundancy Scheme by establishing a legislative framework for advances to be paid to former employees whose employment has ended as a result of their employer’s insolvency or bankruptcy and who have unpaid employee entitlements that cannot be obtained from another source; and provides for the Commonwealth to recover the advances through winding up or bankruptcy proceedings or from other payments employees receive for the entitlements from other sources.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 11 Oct 2012
Second reading moved 11 Oct 2012
Second reading debate 30 Oct 2012
Second reading agreed to 30 Oct 2012
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
30 Oct 2012
Third reading agreed to 30 Oct 2012
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19 Nov 2012
Second reading moved 19 Nov 2012
Second reading debate 26 Nov 2012
Second reading agreed to 26 Nov 2012
Committee of the Whole debate 26 Nov 2012
Third reading agreed to 26 Nov 2012
Assent
  • Act no.: 159
  • Year: 2012
28 Nov 2012

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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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 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.

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