Regulatory Powers (Standardisation Reform) Bill 2016

Type
Government
Portfolio
Attorney-General
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends: 15 Acts to remove current provisions providing for regulatory regimes and to apply the standard provisions of the Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Act 2014; and the Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Act 2014 in relation to: the ability to secure evidence of a contravention when exercising monitoring powers; the age of photographs for identity cards; the time period for the making of a civil penalty order; and the cap on the amount to be stated in an infringement notice.

Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12 Oct 2016
Second reading moved 12 Oct 2016
Second reading debate 09 Feb 2017
Second reading agreed to 09 Feb 2017
Third reading agreed to 09 Feb 2017
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 09 Feb 2017
Second reading moved 24 Oct 2017
Second reading debate 24 Oct 2017
Referred to Federation Chamber 24 Oct 2017
Second reading debate 26 Oct 2017
Reported from Federation Chamber 26 Oct 2017
Second reading agreed to 26 Oct 2017
Third reading agreed to 26 Oct 2017
Finally passed both Houses 26 Oct 2017
Assent
  • Act no: 124
  • Year: 2017
06 Nov 2017

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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

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  • 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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