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
17 Nov 2004Introduced and read a first time
17 Nov 2004Second reading moved
07 Mar 2005Second reading debate
08 Mar 2005Second reading agreed to
08 Mar 2005Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
08 Mar 2005Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
09 Mar 2005Introduced and read a first time
08 Sep 2005Second reading moved
08 Sep 2005Second reading agreed to
08 Sep 2005Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
08 Sep 2005Third reading agreed to
Senate
12 Sep 2005Message from House of Reps reported
29 Mar 2006Consideration of House of Reps message

Details: Senate agreed to House amendment


06 Apr 2006Assent

Act no.: 25

Year: 2006

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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.
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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

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