National Health and Medical Research Council Amendment Bill 2006

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
41
Summary
Following government endorsement of the recommendations of the Review of the Corporate Governance of Statutory Authorities and Office Holders (the Uhrig Review) and 2 other reviews, the bill amends the
National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992
  to: introduce new governance arrangements including establishing, from 1 July 2006, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) as a statutory agency subject to the
Public Service Act 1999
  and the
Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
; and clarify the accountability and reporting functions of the NHMRC. Also makes consequential amendments to 7 other Acts. 

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Senate
29 Mar 2006Introduced and read a first time
29 Mar 2006Second reading moved
10 May 2006Second reading agreed to
10 May 2006Committee of the Whole debate
10 May 2006Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
10 May 2006Introduced and read a first time
24 May 2006Second reading moved
24 May 2006Second reading agreed to
24 May 2006Third reading agreed to


09 Jun 2006Assent

Act no.: 50

Year: 2006

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed 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

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