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National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Amendment (Funders of Last Resort and Other Measures) Bill 2021

Type
Government
Portfolio
Social Services
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Passed Both Houses
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Provides a further response to the final report of the second year review of the National Redress Scheme by amending the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018 to: extend the funder of last resort arrangements to encompass non-defunct institutions that are unable to participate in the scheme, and defunct institutions with which participating jurisdictions do not share responsibility for abuse and there is no parent institution to take responsibility; and provide the scheme operator with specific authority to disclose certain protected information about non-participating institutions.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27 Oct 2021
Second reading moved 27 Oct 2021
Second reading debate 23 Nov 2021
Second reading agreed to 23 Nov 2021
Third reading agreed to 23 Nov 2021
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24 Nov 2021
Second reading moved 24 Nov 2021
Second reading debate 25 Nov 2021
Second reading agreed to 25 Nov 2021
Third reading agreed to 25 Nov 2021
Finally passed both Houses 25 Nov 2021

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Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

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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