Parliamentary Service Amendment (Freedom of Information) Bill 2013

Type
Government
Portfolio
Leader of the House
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43

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Summary

Amends the Parliamentary Service Act 1999 to restore the exclusion for the parliamentary departments and office holders from the application of the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29 May 2013
Second reading moved 29 May 2013
Second reading debate 29 May 2013
Second reading agreed to 29 May 2013
Third reading agreed to 29 May 2013
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17 Jun 2013
Second reading moved 17 Jun 2013
Second reading debate 18 Jun 2013
Second reading agreed to 18 Jun 2013
Committee of the Whole debate 18 Jun 2013
Third reading agreed to 18 Jun 2013
Text of bill as passed both Houses 18 Jun 2013
Assent
  • Act no.: 97
  • Year: 2013
28 Jun 2013

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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.