Second Reading Speeches

International Human Rights and Corruption (Magnitsky Sanctions) Bill 2018

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
DANBY, Michael, MP
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Based on the precedents of the

Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act 2016
(US) and the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill 2018 (UK), the bill provides the minister with the discretion to impose certain sanctions for the purposes of compliance with United Nations obligations or other international obligations, or for the purposes of preventing or responding to gross human rights abuse or violations, or acts of significant corruption.