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Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Amendment (Prohibiting Academic Cheating Services) Bill 2019

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Amends the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 to: create a new criminal offence of providing or advertising an academic cheating service on a commercial basis; and broaden the role of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency to include the prevention and minimisation of the use and promotion of academic cheating services in courses provided by higher education providers.

Progress

Bill progress
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 04 Dec 2019
Second reading moved 04 Dec 2019
Second reading debate 12 Jun 2020
Second reading agreed to 12 Jun 2020
Third reading agreed to 12 Jun 2020
Bill progress
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12 Jun 2020
Second reading moved 12 Jun 2020
Second reading debate 24 Aug 2020
Second reading debate 25 Aug 2020
Second reading debate 26 Aug 2020
Second reading agreed to 26 Aug 2020
Committee of the Whole debate 26 Aug 2020
Third reading agreed to 26 Aug 2020
Bill progress
Finally passed both Houses 26 Aug 2020
Assent
  • Act no: 78
  • Year: 2020
03 Sep 2020

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

Senate

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Schedules of 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.
  • 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

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