Examination of legislation in accordance with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011: Bills and Legislative Instruments introduced 10–14 September 2012: Third Report of 2012

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Examination of legislation in accordance with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011: Bills and Legislative Instruments introduced 10–14 September 2012: Third Report of 2012

19 September 2012

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978-1-74229-695-1

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Membership of the committee (PDF 91KB)
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Abbreviations (PDF 55KB)
 
Executive Summary (PDF 88KB)
 

Part 1 — Bills introduced 10–14 September 2012

The committee has commented on the following bills

Corporations Legislation Amendment (Derivative Transactions) Bill 2012 (PDF 127KB)
 
Dental Benefits Amendment Bill 2012 (PDF 115KB)
 
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Declared Fishing Activities) Bill 2012 (PDF 121KB)
 
The following bill was introduced without a statement of compatibility
International Fund for Agricultural Development Amendment Bill 2012 (PDF 109KB)
 
The committee has no comment on the following bills which are considered unlikely to raise any human rights concerns
Banking Amendment (Banking Code of Conduct) Bill 2012 (PDF 93KB)
 
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Making Marine Parks Accountable) Bill 2012 (PDF 84KB)
 
Higher Education Support Amendment (Maximum Payment Amounts and Other Measures) Bill 2012 (PDF 107KB)
 
Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Amendment Bill 2012 (PDF 86KB)
 
Livestock Export (Animal Welfare Conditions) Bill 2012 (PDF 98KB)
 
Marriage Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2012 (PDF 86KB)
 
Migration Amendment (Health Care for Asylum Seekers) Bill 2012 (PDF 89KB)
 
Minerals Resource Rent Tax Amendment (Protecting Revenue) Bill 2012 (PDF 94KB)
 
The committee acknowledges the following responses to comments made on bills in the First Report of 2012
Broadcasting Services Amendment (Public Interest Test) Bill 2012 (PDF 86KB)
 
Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Improving Electoral Procedure) Bill 2012 (PDF 105KB)
 

Part 2 — Legislative Instruments introduced 10–14 September 2012

The committee has sought further information in relation to the following instrument

Customs Act 1901 - CEO Directions No. 1 of 2012 (PDF 108KB)
 
Appendices
Appendix 1 — Responses to comments made in the First Report of 2012* (PDF 2225KB)
 
Appendix 2 — Full list of Legislative Instruments introduced 10–14 September 2012 (PDF 131KB)
 
Appendix 3 — Practice Note 1* (PDF 189KB)

*PDF format only

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

Phone:

+61 2 6277 3823

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+61 2 6277 5767

Email:

human.rights@aph.gov.au

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