Gene Technology Amendment Bill 2007

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
41
Summary
Following recommendations of an independent review of the
Gene Technology Act 2000
and the Gene Technology Agreement 2001, this bill makes minor amendments to the
Gene Technology Act 2000
to improve its operation.

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Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 28 Mar 2007
Second reading moved 28 Mar 2007
Second reading agreed to 09 May 2007
Third reading agreed to 09 May 2007
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 10 May 2007
Second reading agreed to 20 Jun 2007
Third reading agreed to 20 Jun 2007
Assent
  • Act no.: 99
  • Year: 2007
28 Jun 2007

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

Senate

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Schedules of amendments

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Bills digest

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Notes

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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

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

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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