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Second Reading Speeches

International Human Rights and Corruption (Magnitsky Sanctions) Bill 2021

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
KITCHING, Sen Kimberley
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Parliament no
46

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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.

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