Examination of legislation in accordance with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011

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Examination of legislation in accordance with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011

Bills introduced 14–23 August 2012

Legislative Instruments registered with the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments 22 July–23 August 2012

Second Report of 2012

12 September 2012

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978‐1‐74229‐694‐4

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Membership of the committee (PDF 62KB)
 
Abbreviations (PDF 54KB)
 
Executive Summary (PDF 108KB)
This report provides the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights' view on the compatibility with human rights as defined in the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011 for bills and delegated instruments introduced into the Parliament during the period 14 to 23 August 2012.

Part 1 — Bills introduced 14–23 August 2012

The following bills engage human rights as defined in the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011

Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Bill 2012

Aviation Legislation Amendment (Liability and Insurance) Bill 2012

Fair Work Amendment (Small Business-Penalty Rates Exemption) Bill 2012

Tax Laws Amendment (Special Conditions for Not-for-profit Concessions) Bill 2012

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The following bills do not engage human rights as defined in the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011

International Monetary Agreements Amendment (Loans) Bill 2012

National Portrait Gallery of Australia (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2012

Statute Law Revision Bill 2012

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The committee has sought clarification of claims that the following bill does not engage human rights
National Portrait Gallery of Australia Bill 2012 (PDF 81KB)
The following bill was introduced without a statement of compatibility  
Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (Consequential and Transitional) Bill 2012 (PDF 89KB)

Part 2 Legislative Instrument registered with FRLI 22 July–23 August 2012

Consideration of legislative instruments (PDF 75KB)
 
The committee has sought clarification of claims that the following legislative instruments do not engage human rights

Broadcasting Services (Simulcast Period End Date - Remote Licence Areas) Determination 2012

Defence Determination 2012/33, Salary, bonuses, allowances, relocation, housing and meals – amendment

Fair Work Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 2)

Road Safety Remuneration Regulation 2012

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 2)

Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1)

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Appendices
Appendix 1 — Full list of Legislative Instruments registered with FRLI 22 July–23 August 2012 (PDF 137KB)

For further information contact:

Committee Secretary
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone:

+61 2 6277 3823

Fax:

+61 2 6277 5767

Email:

human.rights@aph.gov.au

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