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Non-Proliferation Legislation Amendment Bill 2006 [2007]

Foreign Affairs and Trade
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Amends the: Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987 (Safeguards Act) to implement Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and to the International Atomic Energy Agency under the Additional Protocol; and create new offences; Safeguards Act, Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Act 1998 and Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act 1994 to extend the geographical jurisdiction for offences related to proliferation of nuclear and chemical weapons; and Australian Federal Police Act 1979 to make a consequential amendment.


Introduced and read a first time 06 Dec 2006
Second reading moved 06 Dec 2006
Second reading agreed to 01 Mar 2007
Third reading agreed to 01 Mar 2007
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 01 Mar 2007
Second reading moved 22 Mar 2007
Second reading agreed to 22 Mar 2007
Third reading agreed to 22 Mar 2007
  • Act no.: 50
  • Year: 2007
10 Apr 2007

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Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments


Schedules of amendments

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Bills digest


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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

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Schedules of amendments

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