Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Recognition Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs / Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
The bill: provides for the recognition by the Parliament, on behalf of the people of Australia, of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; requires the minister to cause a review of support for a referendum to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Constitution; requires the minister to present a report of the review to Parliament; and ceases to have effect two years after its commencement.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 28 Nov 2012
Second reading moved 28 Nov 2012
Second reading debate 06 Feb 2013
Referred to Federation Chamber 06 Feb 2013
Second reading debate 07 Feb 2013
Second reading debate 11 Feb 2013
Second reading debate 13 Feb 2013
Second reading agreed to 13 Feb 2013
Third reading agreed to 13 Feb 2013
Introduced 25 Feb 2013
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25 Feb 2013
Second reading moved 25 Feb 2013
Second reading debate 26 Feb 2013
Second reading debate 27 Feb 2013
Second reading debate 12 Mar 2013
Second reading agreed to 12 Mar 2013
Third reading agreed to 12 Mar 2013
Assent
  • Act no.: 18
  • Year: 2013
27 Mar 2013

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

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.

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