National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Amendment Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
In response to issues raised by the Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills and recommendations made by the Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee, the bill amends the
National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011
to: add an objects clause; clarify which laws of the states and territories apply to registered training organisations; clarify the circumstances when the Regulator can amend an accredited course without an application being made by the course owner; ensure that a person is aware of the cancellation of the qualification or statement of attainment before being liable for a civil penalty; limit the use of force; require authorised officers to possess certain experience, training and qualifications; enable information sharing with the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency; and make technical amendments.

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Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24 Aug 2011
Second reading moved 24 Aug 2011
Second reading debate 13 Oct 2011
Second reading agreed to 13 Oct 2011
Third reading agreed to 13 Oct 2011
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 31 Oct 2011
Referred to Main Committee 31 Oct 2011
Second reading moved 31 Oct 2011
Second reading debate 31 Oct 2011
Second reading agreed to 31 Oct 2011
Reported from Main Committee 31 Oct 2011
Third reading agreed to 31 Oct 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 31 Oct 2011
Assent
  • Act no.: 171
  • Year: 2011
04 Dec 2011

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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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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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