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 and Legislative Instruments introduced 17–20 September 2012

Fifth Report of 2012

15 October 2012

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978-1-74229-706-4

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Membership of the committee (PDF 118KB)
Functions of the committee
 
Abbreviations (PDF 55KB)
 
Executive Summary (PDF 88KB)
 
Part 1 - Bills introduced 17–20 September 2012
Clean Energy package of seven bills (PDF 155KB)
 
Competition and Consumer Amendment (Australian Food Labelling) Bill 2012
Competition and Consumer Amendment (Australian Food Labelling) Bill 2012 [No 2]
(PDF 117KB)
 
Higher Education Support Amendment (Streamlining and Other Measures) Bill 2012 (PDF 117KB)
 
Law Enforcement Integrity Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 (PDF 161KB)
 
Migration Amendment (Reform of Employer Sanctions) Bill 2012 (PDF 120KB)
 
Superannuation Laws Amendment (Capital Gains Tax Relief and Other Efficiency Measures) Bill 2012
Superannuation Auditor Registration Imposition Bill 2012
(PDF 145KB)
 
Tax Laws Amendment (2012 Measures No. 5) Bill 2012 (PDF 122KB)
 
The following bill was introduced without a statement of compatibility
Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Further MySuper and Transparency Measures) Bill 2012 (PDF 110KB)
 
The committee has no comment on the following bills which are considered unlikely to raise any human rights concerns
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Making Marine Parks Accountable) Bill 2012 [No 2] (PDF 104KB)
 
Federal Circuit Court of Australia Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 (PDF 97KB)
 
Health and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 (PDF 87KB)
 
National Health Security Amendment Bill 2012 (PDF 111KB)
 
Personal Liability for Corporate Fault Reform Bill 2012 (PDF 88KB)
 
Water Amendment (Long-term Average Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment) Bill 2012 (PDF 100KB)
 
The committee acknowledges the following response to comments made on bills in the Second Report of 2012
National Portrait Gallery of Australia Bill 2012 (PDF 99KB)
 
The committee acknowledges the following response to comments made on bills in the Third Report of 2012
Corporations Legislation Amendment (Derivative Transactions) Bill 2012 (PDF 90KB)
 
Part 2 — Legislative Instruments introduced 17–20 September 2012
The committee has sought clarification of claims that the following legislative instruments do not engage human rights
Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (PDF 128KB)
 
The committee acknowledges the following responses to comments made on instruments in the Second Report of 2012
Fair Work Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 2) (PDF 99KB)
 
Road Safety Remuneration Regulation 2012 (PDF 103KB)
 
Appendices
Appendix 1 — Responses to comments made in the Second and Third Reports of 2012* (PDF 1082KB)
 
Appendix 2 — Full list of Legislative Instruments introduced 17–20 September 2012 (PDF 117KB)
 
Appendix 3 — Practice Note 1* (PDF 189KB)

*PDF format only

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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