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Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

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

Amends the: Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992 and Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993 to clarify that the Seacare scheme is not intended to apply to certain employees engaged on ships undertaking intrastate trade or commerce; and Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992 to ensure that where an employee’s employment is not covered by the Seacare scheme, their employer will not be liable for a levy in respect of that employee.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26 Feb 2015
Second reading moved 26 Feb 2015
Second reading debate 24 Mar 2015
Second reading agreed to 24 Mar 2015
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
24 Mar 2015
Third reading agreed to 24 Mar 2015
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25 Mar 2015
Second reading moved 25 Mar 2015
Second reading debate 13 May 2015
Second reading agreed to 13 May 2015
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 7 Government agreed to
13 May 2015
Third reading agreed to 13 May 2015
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
14 May 2015
Finally passed both Houses 14 May 2015
Assent
  • Act no.: 51
  • Year: 2015
26 May 2015

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

House of representatives

Senate

Schedules of amendments

Bills digest

Notes

Helpful information

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.

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