Disallowance Alert 2017

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The Disallowance Alert lists all instruments subject to a notice of motion for disallowance (whether at the instigation of the committee or an individual senator or member). The progress and eventual outcome of any such notice is also recorded.

For more information regarding the disallowance process, please see the Brief Guide to Senate Procedure No.19 - Disallowance and House of Representatives Guide to Procedure, Chapter 14 - Delegated legislation - Disallowance and approval.

Notice given by Motion Outcome
Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Social Services Measures No. 4) Regulation 2016 [F2016L01922]
Chair of the Regulations and Ordinances Committee (Senator Williams) on 31/3/2017 To move 15 sitting days after 31/3/2017 that the instrument be disallowed. To be resolved.
Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Amendment (Sunsetting and Disallowance Exemptions) Regulation 2016 [F2016L01897]
Chair of the Regulations and Ordinances Committee (Senator Williams) on 31/3/2017 To move 15 sitting days after 31/3/2017 that the instrument be disallowed. To be resolved.
National Disability Insurance Scheme (Specialist Disability Accommodation) Rules 2016 [F2017L00209]
Senator Siewert on 30/3/2017 To move on 10 May 2017 that the instrument be disallowed. To be resolved. 
ASIC Corporations (Foreign-Controlled Company Reports) Instrument 2017/204 [F2017L00307]
Senator Whish-Wilson on 30/3/2017 To move on 11 May 2017 that the instrument be disallowed. To be resolved.
Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 [F2016L01859]
Mr O'Connor MP on 27/3/2017 To move that sections 11(3)(a) and (c) be disallowed. The House of Representatives debated the motion on 29/3/2017. The sections of the instrument were not disallowed.
Migration Amendment (Review of the Regulations) Regulation 2016 [F2016L01809]
Chair of the Regulations and Ordinances Committee (Senator Williams) on 28/3/2017 To move 15 sitting days after 28/3/2017 that the instrument be disallowed. To be resolved.
Export Control (Plants and Plant Products—Norfolk Island) Order 2016 [F2016L01796]
Chair of the Regulations and Ordinances Committee (Senator Williams) on 27/3/2017 To move 15 sitting days after 27/3/2017 that the instrument be disallowed. To be resolved.
Extradition (People's Republic of China) Regulations 2017 [F2017L00185]
Senator Bernardi on 21/3/2017 To move on 29/3/2017 that the instrument be disallowed.
Motion postponed on 29/3/2017 to 21/6/2017.
To be resolved.
Social Security (Administration) (Trial Area) Amendment Determination 2017 [F2017L00210]
Senator Siewert on 21/3/2017 To move on 28/3/2017 that the instrument be disallowed.
Motion postponed on 27/3/2017 to 29/3/2017.
The Senate debated the motion on 29/3/2017. The instrument was not disallowed.
Jervis Bay Territory Marine Safety Ordinance 2016 [F2016L01756]
Chair of the Regulations and Ordinances Committee (Senator Williams) on 20/3/2017 To move 15 sitting days after 20/3/2017 that the instrument be disallowed. To be resolved.
Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Health Measures No. 4) Regulation 2016 [F2016L01751] 
Chair of the Regulations and Ordinances Committee (Senator Williams) on 20/3/2017 To move 15 sitting days after 20/3/2017 that the instrument be disallowed.
Senator Williams on 29/3/2017 gave a notice of intention to withdraw the notice of motion.
To be resolved.
Family Law (Superannuation) (Provision of Information - Military Superannuation and Benefits Scheme) Amendment Determination 2016 [F2016L01759]
Senators Kakoschke-Moore and Lambie on 15/2/2017 To move on 22/3/2017 that the instrument be disallowed.
Motion postponed on 21/3/2017 to 13/6/2017.
To be resolved.
Superannuation (prudential standard) determination No. 1 of 2016 - Prudential Standard SPS 510 Governance [F2016L01707]
Senator Whish-Wilson on 13/2/2017 To move on 20/3/2017 that paragraph 23(b) be disallowed.
Motion postponed on 20/3/2017 to 29/3/2017.
Ruled out of order.
Senator Whish-Wilson on 13/2/2017 To move on 20/3/2017 that paragraphs 23(b) and 23(g) be disallowed.
Senator Whish-Wilson on 15/2/2017 gave notice of intention to withdraw the notice of motion on the next day of sitting.
Notice withdrawn on 16/2/2017.
Therapeutic Goods and Other Legislation Amendment (Narcotic Drugs) Regulation 2016 [F2016L01652]
Senator Di Natale on 13/2/2017 To move on 23/3/2017 that items 1 and 4 of Schedule 1 be disallowed.
Motion postponed on 20/3/2017 to 11/5/2017.
To be resolved.
Dental Benefits Amendment Rule 2016 (No. 2) [F2016L01986]                                                                     
Senator Polley on 7/2/2017 To move on 8/2/2017 that item 2 of Schedule 1 be disallowed.
Senator Polley, also on behalf of Senators Di Natale, Griff, Lambie and Hinch to move on 8/2/2017 that item 2 of Schedule 1 of  the instrument be disallowed.
The Senate disallowed item 2 of Schedule 1 of the instrument on 8/2/2017.
Senator Di Natale on 7/2/2017 To move on 8/2/2017 that item 2 of Schedule 1 be disallowed. In accordance with standing order 86, the notice of motion was not called on, as it was identical in terms as a motion that passed.