Australian Parliament House is open to the public.

Second Reading Speeches

International Human Rights and Corruption (Magnitsky Sanctions) Bill 2021

KITCHING, Sen Kimberley
Originating house
Before Senate
Parliament no

Track (What's this?)



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.

We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of country throughout Australia and acknowledge their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to the people, the cultures and the elders past, present and emerging.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this website may contain images and voices of deceased people.