Postal Industry Ombudsman Bill 2005 [2006]

Type
Government
Portfolio
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the
Ombudsman Act 1976
to: establish the Postal Industry Ombudsman as a separate office within the office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman to deal with complaints about postal services; and correct drafting errors. Also makes consequential amendments to the
Migration Act 1958
and
Privacy Act 1988
.

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Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17 Nov 2004
Second reading moved 17 Nov 2004
Second reading debate 07 Mar 2005
Second reading agreed to 08 Mar 2005
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
08 Mar 2005
Third reading agreed to 08 Mar 2005
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 09 Mar 2005
Second reading moved 08 Sep 2005
Second reading agreed to 08 Sep 2005
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
08 Sep 2005
Third reading agreed to 08 Sep 2005
Senate
Message from House of Reps reported 12 Sep 2005
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate agreed to House amendment
29 Mar 2006
Assent
  • Act no.: 25
  • Year: 2006
06 Apr 2006

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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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

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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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