Archives Amendment Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Prime Minister
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Archives Act 1983
,
Copyright Act 1968
,
Freedom of Information Act 1982
and
Privacy Act 1988
to implement certain recommendations of the Australian Law Reform Commission report on Commonwealth record-keeping and the role of the National Archives of Australia.

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Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17 Sep 2008
Second reading moved 17 Sep 2008
Second reading agreed to 16 Oct 2008
Third reading agreed to 16 Oct 2008
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 20 Oct 2008
Referred to Main Committee 21 Oct 2008
Second reading moved 22 Oct 2008
Second reading debate 22 Oct 2008
Second reading agreed to 22 Oct 2008
Reported from Main Committee 23 Oct 2008
Third reading agreed to 23 Oct 2008
Text of bill as passed both Houses 23 Oct 2008
Assent
  • Act no.: 113
  • Year: 2008
31 Oct 2008

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Bills digest

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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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