Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Bill 1998

Type
Government
Portfolio
Prime Minister
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
39
Summary
Provides for the preservation and protection from injury or desecration of certain indigenous areas and objects of particular significance and provide for the accreditation of heritage protection regimes in force in States and Territories. Repeals the
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984
and makes related savings and transitional provisions; and amends the
Archives Act 1983
,
Freedom of Information Act 1982
and
Hindmarsh Island Bridge Act 1997
in relation to disclosure of confidential indigenous information.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12 Nov 1998
Second reading moved 12 Nov 1998
Second reading agreed to 11 Feb 1999
Third reading agreed to 11 Feb 1999
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15 Feb 1999
Second reading moved 15 Feb 1999
Second reading agreed to 22 Nov 1999
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Government and 172 Opposition/Australian Democrats agreed to and 6 clauses negatived
26 Nov 1999
Third reading agreed to 26 Nov 1999
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to 20 and disagreed to 159 Senate amendments, and made 2 Government amendments
09 Dec 1999
Senate
Message from House of Reps reported 09 Dec 1999

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Proposed amendments

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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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