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Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment (Exit Arrangements) Bill 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Employment
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
44

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Summary

Amends the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 to: provide for financial and other arrangements for a Commonwealth authority to exit the Comcare scheme; clarify that premiums for current Commonwealth authorities and entities should be calculated having regard to the principle that current and prospective liabilities should be fully funded by Comcare-retained funds and so much of the consolidated revenue fund as would be available; change the appointment process and membership of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission; and make consequential and technical amendments.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26 Feb 2015
Second reading moved 26 Feb 2015
Second reading debate 12 May 2015
Second reading agreed to 12 May 2015
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 18 Government agreed to
12 May 2015
Third reading agreed to 12 May 2015
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13 May 2015
Second reading moved 13 May 2015
Second reading debate 13 May 2015
Second reading debate 14 May 2015
Second reading debate 02 Feb 2016
Second reading debate 03 Feb 2016
Second reading agreed to 03 Feb 2016
Third reading agreed to 03 Feb 2016
Finally passed both Houses 03 Feb 2016
Assent
  • Act no: 3
  • Year: 2016
10 Feb 2016

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

House of representatives

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present

Bills digest

Notes

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.