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Second Reading Speeches

Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
42

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Summary

Introduced with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010, the bill amends the:

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
to: include the President of the Australian Human Rights Commission as an ex officio member of the Administrative Review Council (ARC); and increase the quorum of the ARC from four to five members; and
Legislative Instruments Act 2003
to require explanatory statements for disallowable legislative instruments to contain a statement of compatibility.