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 19 — 29 November 2012

Legislative Instruments registered with the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments 17 November — 4 January 2013

First Report of 2013

6 February 2013

© Commonwealth of Australia 2013
ISBN 978-1-74229-739-2

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Membership of the committee (PDF 63KB)
Functions of the committee
 
Abbreviations (PDF 47KB)
 
Executive Summary (PDF 86KB)
 

Part 1 Bills introduced 19 – 29 November 2012
Bills requiring further information to determine human rights compatibility

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Recognition Bill 2012 (PDF 124KB)
 
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 (PDF 152KB)
 
Australian Education Bill 2012 (PDF 119KB)
 
Biosecurity Bill 2012 (PDF 170KB)
 
Crimes Legislation Amendment (Organised Crime and Other Measures) Bill 2012 (PDF 137KB)
 
Customs Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2012 (PDF 105KB)
 
International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill 2012 (PDF 132KB)
 
National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2012 (PDF 159KB)
 
Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Compliance Measures) Bill 2012 (PDF 158KB)
 
Parliamentary Service Amendment Bill 2012 (PDF 130KB)
 
Protection of Cultural Objects on Loan Bill 2012 (PDF 131KB)
 
Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support Bonus) Bill 2012 (PDF 121KB)
 
Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Reducing Illegal Early Release and Other Measures) Bill 2012 (PDF 133KB)
 
Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Service Providers and Other Governance Measures) Bill 2012 (PDF 113KB)
 
Bills unlikely to raise human rights incompatibility
Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Improving Electoral Administration) Bill 2012 (PDF 123KB)
 
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Prohibition of Live Imports of Primates for Research) Bill 2012 (PDF 88KB)
 
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Retaining Federal Approval Powers) Bill 2012 (PDF 87KB)
 
Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment (Towards Transparency) Bill 2012 (PDF 106KB)
 
Fair Work Amendment (Tackling Job Insecurity) Bill 2012 (PDF 91KB)
 
Federal Circuit Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012 (PDF 79KB)
 
Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 4) 2012 (PDF 185KB)
 
Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Amendment (Cubbie Station) Bill 2012 (PDF 89KB)
 
Income Tax Rates Amendment (Unlawful Payments from Regulated Superannuation Funds) Bill 2012 (PDF 89KB)
 
Inspector-General of Biosecurity Bill 2012 (PDF 93KB)
 
Migration Amendment (Special Protection Scheme for Afghan Coalition Employees) Bill 2012 (PDF 86KB)
 
Private Health Insurance Amendment (Lifetime Health Cover Loading and Other Measures) Bill 2012 (PDF 89KB)
 
Restoring Territory Rights (Voluntary Euthanasia Legislation) Bill 2012 (PDF 89KB)
 
Tax Laws Amendment (2012 Measures No. 6) Bill 2012 (PDF 128KB)
 
Water Amendment (Save the Murray-Darling Basin) Bill 2012 (PDF 92KB)
 

The committee has deferred consideration of the following bill

Native Title Amendment Bill 2012 (PDF 86KB)
 

Part 2 – Legislative instruments registered with FRLI 17 November 2012 – 4 January 2013

Consideration of legislative instruments (PDF 106KB)
 
Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1) (PDF 108KB)
 
Extradition (Convention for Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism) Regulation 2012 (PDF 108KB)
 
Family Law (Fees) Regulation 2012
Family Law Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 4)
Trans-Tasman Proceedings Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 2)
(PDF 87KB)
 
Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 3) (PDF 82KB)
 
Migration Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 8) (PDF 102KB)
 
Migration Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 5)
Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification under schedule 4, part 1, Public Interest Criterion 4021 - Class of Passports - November 2012
(PDF 116KB)
 
Migration Regulations 1994 - Specification under paragraphs 050.613A(1)(b) and 051.611A(1)(c) - Classes of Persons - November 2012 (PDF 91KB)
 
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Education and Training Scheme (Portability Adjustments) Determination 2012
Veterans' Entitlements (Veterans' Children Education Scheme – Portability Adjustments) Instrument 2012
(PDF 81KB)
 
Military Superannuation and Benefits (Eligible Member) Declaration 2012 (PDF 85KB)
 
Telecommunications (Interception and Access) (Requirements for Authorisations, Notifications and Revocations) Amendment Determination 2012 (PDF 82KB)

 

Part 3 – Responses to the committee's comments on bills and legislative instruments

Courts and Tribunals Legislation Amendment (Administration) Bill 2012* (PDF 836KB)
 
Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious Drugs, Identity Crime and Other Measures) Bill 2012* (PDF 1588KB)
 
Customs Amendment (Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation and Other Measures) Bill 2012* (PDF 1209KB)
 
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Declared Fishing Activities) Bill 2012* (PDF 857KB)
 
Law Enforcement Integrity Legislation Amendment Bill 2012* (PDF 8606KB)
 
Social and Community Services Pay Equity Special Account Bill 2012* (PDF 316KB)
 
Social and Community Services Pay Equity Special Account (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012* (PDF 316KB)
 
Customs Act 1901 - CEO Directions No. 1 of 2012* (PDF 739KB)
 
Defence Determination 2012/33, Salary, bonuses, allowances, relocation, housing and meals – amendment* (PDF 528KB)
 
Emergency Management Ordinance 2012 (CI) and Emergency Management Ordinance (CKI)* (PDF 610KB)
 
Marine Order 21, issue 8* (PDF 375KB)
 

Appendix 1

Full list of Legislative Instruments registered with FRLI 17 November 2012 – 4 January 2013 (PDF 166KB)

*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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