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 9–11 October 2012

Legislative Instruments registered with the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments 20 September—16 October 2012

Sixth Report of 2012

31 October 2012

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978-1-74229-708-8

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Membership of the committee (PDF 110KB)
Functions of the committee
 
Abbreviations (PDF 47KB)
 
Executive Summary (PDF 94KB)
 
Part 1 — Bills introduced 9–11 October 2012
The committee has commented on the following bills
Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious Drugs, Identity Crime and Other Measures) Bill 2012 (PDF 163KB)
 
Fair Entitlements Guarantee Bill 2012 (PDF 122KB)
 
Freedom of Information Amendment (Parliamentary Budget Office) Bill 2012 (PDF 115KB)
 
Migration and Security Legislation Amendment (Review of Security Assessments) Bill 2012 (PDF 132KB)
 
Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Bill 2012 (PDF 113KB)
 
Social and Community Services Pay Equity Special Account Bill 2012 (PDF 115KB)
 
Superannuation Legislation Amendment (New Zealand Arrangement) Bill 2012 (PDF 110KB)
 
The committee has no comment on the following bills which are considered unlikely to raise any human rights concerns
Fair Work Amendment (Transfer of Business) Bill 2012 (PDF 134KB)
 
Tax Laws Amendment (Clean Building Managed Investment Trust) Bill 2012 (PDF 85KB)
 
The committee acknowledges the following responses to comments made on bills in the First Report of 2012
Customs Amendment (Smuggled Tobacco) Bill 2012 (PDF 98KB)
 
Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 (No 1) (PDF 81KB)
 
The committee acknowledges the following responses to comments made on bills in the Second Report of 2012
Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Bill 2012 (PDF 102KB)
 
Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (Consequential and Transitional) Bill 2012 (PDF 80KB)
 
Tax Laws Amendment (Special Conditions for Not-for-profit Concessions) Bill 2012 (PDF 87KB)
 
The committee acknowledges the following responses to comments made on bills in the Third Report of 2012
Dental Benefits Amendment Bill 2012 (PDF 98KB)
 
The committee acknowledges the following responses to comments made on bills in the Fifth Report of 2012
Clean Energy Amendment (International Emissions Trading and Other Measures) Bill 2012 and related bills (PDF 123KB)
 
Law Enforcement Integrity Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 (PDF 87KB)
 
Migration Amendment (Reform of Employer Sanctions) Bill 2012 (PDF 85KB)
 
Part 2 — Legislative Instruments registered with FRLI
20 September–16 October 2012
The committee has sought further information in relation to the following legislative instruments
Emergency Management Ordinance 2012 (CI)
Emergency Management Ordinance 2012 (CKI)
(PDF 131KB)
 
Migration Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 6) (PDF 89KB)
 
The committee has deferred its consideration of the following legislative instruments
Migration Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5) (PDF 129KB)
 
Social Security (Administration) (Declared income management area - Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara lands) Determination 2012 (PDF 83KB)
 
Social Security (Administration) (Recognised State or Territory - Northern Territory) Determination 2012 (PDF 80KB)
 
Social Security (Administration) (Recognised State/Territory Authority - NT Alcohol and Drugs Tribunal) Determination 2012 (PDF 82KB)
 
The committee acknowledges the following response to a comment made on a legislative instrument in the Second Report of 2012
Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1) (PDF 97KB)
 
Appendices
Appendix 1 — Responses to comments made in the First, Second, Third and Fifth Reports of 2012* (PDF 7183KB)
 
Appendix 2 — Full list of Legislative Instruments registered with FRLI 20 September–16 October 2012 (PDF 161KB)
 
Appendix 3 — Practice Note 1* (PDF 187KB)

*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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