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
12 Nov 1998Introduced and read a first time
12 Nov 1998Second reading moved
11 Feb 1999Second reading agreed to
11 Feb 1999Third reading agreed to
Senate
15 Feb 1999Introduced and read a first time
15 Feb 1999Second reading moved
22 Nov 1999Second reading agreed to
26 Nov 1999Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 1 Government and 172 Opposition/Australian Democrats agreed to and 6 clauses negatived
26 Nov 1999Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
09 Dec 1999Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to 20 and disagreed to 159 Senate amendments, and made 2 Government amendments
Senate
09 Dec 1999Message from House of Reps reported

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Explanatory memoranda

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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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