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National Cancer Screening Register (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2016

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Introduced with the National Cancer Screening Register Bill 2016, the bill amends the: Australian Immunisation Register Act 2015 to authorise the disclosure of specified information kept on the Australian Immunisation Register to the National Cancer Screening Register; Freedom of Information Act 1982 to exempt register information from disclosure in response to a freedom of information request; and Health Insurance Act 1973 to enable the ongoing provision of Medicare enrolment and claims data to the register.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 31 Aug 2016
Second reading moved 31 Aug 2016
Second reading debate 13 Sep 2016
Second reading debate 11 Oct 2016
Second reading agreed to 11 Oct 2016
Third reading agreed to 11 Oct 2016
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12 Oct 2016
Second reading moved 12 Oct 2016
Second reading debate 12 Oct 2016
Second reading debate 13 Oct 2016
Second reading agreed to 13 Oct 2016
Committee of the Whole debate 13 Oct 2016
Third reading agreed to 13 Oct 2016
Finally passed both Houses 13 Oct 2016
Assent
  • Act no: 66
  • Year: 2016
20 Oct 2016

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present

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

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changes to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either the Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

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.