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 – 16 May 2013

Legislative Instruments registered with the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments 20 April – 17 May 2013

Seventh Report of 2013

5 June 2013

© Commonwealth of Australia 2013
ISBN 978-1-74229-839-9

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Membership of the committee (PDF 392KB)
Functions of the committee
 
Abbreviations (PDF 278KB)
 
Executive Summary (PDF 305KB)
 
Part 1 – Bills introduced 14 – 16 May 2013
Bills requiring further information to determine human rights compatibility
Australian Jobs Bill 2013 (PDF 431KB)
 
Competition and Consumer Amendment (Australian Country of Origin Food Labelling) Bill 2013 (PDF 323KB)
 

DisabilityCare Australia Fund Bill 2013
Family Trust Distribution Tax (Primary Liability Amendment (DisabilityCare Australia) Bill 2013
Fringe Benefits Tax Amendment (DisabilityCare Australia) Bill 2013
Income Tax (First Home Saver Accounts Misuse Tax) Amendment (DisabilityCare Australia) Bill 2013
Income Tax (TFN Withholding Tax (ESS)) Amendment (DisabilityCare Australia) Bill 2013
Income Tax Rates Amendment (DisabilityCare Australia) Bill 2013
Medicare Levy Amendment (DisabilityCare Australia) Bill 2013
Superannuation (Excess Concessional Contributions Tax) Amendment (DisabilityCare Australia) Bill 2013
Superannuation (Excess Non‐concessional Contributions Tax) Amendment (DisabilityCare Australia) Bill 2013
Superannuation (Excess Untaxed Roll‐over Amounts Tax) Amendment (DisabilityCare Australia) Bill 2013
Taxation (Trustee Beneficiary Non‐disclosure Tax) (No. 1) Amendment (DisabilityCare Australia) Bill 2013
Taxation (Trustee Beneficiary Non‐disclosure Tax) (No. 2) Amendment (DisabilityCare Australia) Bill 2013

(PDF 442KB)
 
National Disability Insurance Scheme Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 (PDF 454KB)
 
Bills unlikely to raise human rights incompatibility
Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2013‐2014*
Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2013‐2014*
Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2013‐2014*
Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2012‐2013*
Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2012‐2013*
(PDF 514KB)
 
Broadcasting Services Amendment (Advertising for Sports Betting) Bill 2013 (PDF 333KB)
 
Interactive Gambling Amendment (Virtual Credits) Bill 2013 (PDF 313KB)
 
Marriage Act Amendment (Recognition of Foreign Marriage for Same-Sex Couples) Bill 2013 (PDF 320KB)
 
National Health Reform Amendment (Definitions) Bill 2013 (PDF 312KB)
 
Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment (Base Premium) Bill 2013 (PDF 318KB)
 
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Bill 2013 (PDF 317KB)
 
Statute Stocktake (Appropriations) Bill 2013 (PDF 314KB)
 
Super (Sustaining the Superannuation Contribution Concessions) Imposition Bill 2013 (PDF 313KB)
 
Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (Increased Concessional Contributions Cap and Other Measures) Bill 2013 (PDF 326KB)
 
Tax Laws Amendment (2013 Measures No. 1) Bill 2013 (PDF 331KB)
 
Tax Laws Amendment (Medicare Levy) Bill 2013 (PDF 317KB)
 
Part 2 – Legislative Instruments registered with FRLI 20 April – 17 May 2013
The committee has sought further information in relation to the following legislative instruments
Charter of the United Nations Legislation Amendment Regulation 2013 (No. 1)
Charter of the United Nations (UN Sanction Enforcement Law) Amendment Declaration 2013 (No. 1)
Charter of the United Nations (Sanctions ‐ the Taliban) Regulation 2013
(PDF 231KB)
 
Clean Energy (Auction of Carbon Units) Determination 2013 (PDF 136KB)
 
Income Tax Assessment Amendment (Private Health Insurance Statement) Regulation 2013 (PDF 139KB)
 
Tradespersons' Rights (Cost Recovery) Amendment Regulation 2013 (No. 1) (PDF 140KB)
 
The committee has deferred its consideration of the following legislative instrument
Migration Amendment Regulation 2013 (No. 2) (PDF 127KB)
 
Part 3 – Responses to the committee's comments on bills and legislative instruments
Customs (Drug and Alcohol Testing) Regulation 2013* (PDF 1490KB)
 
Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment (Finance) Bill 2013* (PDF 926KB)
 
Foreign Affairs Portfolio Miscellaneous Measures Bill 2013* (PDF 514KB)
 
Migration Amendment (Reinstatement of Temporary Protection Visas) Bill 2013 [No. 2]* (PDF 1008KB)
 
Parliamentary Service Amendment (Parliamentary Budget Officer) Bill 2013* (PDF 655KB)
 
Radiocommunications (Field Trial by Corrective Services NSW of PMTS Jamming devices at Lithgow Correctional Centre) Exemption Determination 2012* (PDF 697KB)
 
Royal Commissions Amendment Bill 2013* (PDF 469KB)
 
Appendix 1
Full list of Legislative Instruments registered with FRLI 20 April – 17 May 2013 (PDF 168KB)

*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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