Registration of Deaths Abroad Amendment Bill 2016

Type
Government
Portfolio
Foreign Affairs and Trade
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the Registration of Deaths Abroad Act 1984 to: enable the minister to appoint any state or territory registrar as the Registrar of Deaths Abroad (the registrar); validate the prior appointment of the ACT Registrar-General as the registrar and validate any previous registrations of deaths; enable the registrar to register deaths that could have been registered under the law of a state or territory, where the state or territory concerned has provided notice that it will not register a death; and ensure that only the registrar can register deaths.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 02 Mar 2016
Second reading moved 02 Mar 2016
Second reading debate 16 Mar 2016
Second reading agreed to 16 Mar 2016
Third reading agreed to 16 Mar 2016
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16 Mar 2016
Second reading moved 16 Mar 2016
Lapsed at prorogation 17 Apr 2016
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: In response to a request from the House, the Senate agreed to resume consideration of the bill
02 May 2016
Lapsed at dissolution 09 May 2016

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Proposed amendments

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Text of bill

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  • 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.
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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.

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Schedules of amendments

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