Administrative Decisions (Effect of International Instruments) Bill 1999

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
39
Summary
Responds to the High Court decision in
Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs v Teoh
by providing the necessary statutory indication to ensure that entry into a treaty by the Australian Government does not give rise to a legitimate expectation in administrative law that the Government will act in accordance with the treaty, which could form the basis for challenge.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13 Oct 1999
Second reading moved 13 Oct 1999
Second reading agreed to 11 May 2000
Third reading agreed to 11 May 2000
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 05 Jun 2000
Second reading moved 05 Jun 2000
Second reading debate 02 Apr 2001
Second reading debate 04 Apr 2001
Second reading debate 05 Apr 2001

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Text of bill

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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  • 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

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