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 3 – 6 March 2014

Legislative Instruments received 22 – 28 February 2014

Fourth Report of the 44th Parliament

March 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN 978-1-74229-972-3

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Membership of the committee
Functions of the committee
(PDF 390KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 366KB)
Executive Summary (PDF 314KB)
Part 1 - Bills introduced 3 - 6 March 2014
Bills requiring further information to determine human rights compatibility
Crimes Legislation Amendment (Unexplained Wealth and Other Measures) Bill 2014 (PDF 462KB)
Export Market Development Grants Amendment Bill 2014 (PDF 440KB)
Native Title Amendment (Reform) Bill 2014 (PDF 436KB)
Qantas Sale Amendment Bill 2014 (PDF 439KB)
Quarantine Charges (Imposition-General) Bill 2014
Quarantine Charges (Imposition-Customs) Bill 2014
Quarantine Charges (Imposition-Excise) Bill 2014
Quarantine Charges (Collection) Bill 2014
(PDF 457KB)
Bills unlikely to raise human rights concerns
Civil Aviation Amendment (CASA Board) Bill 2014 (PDF 311KB)
Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Reducing Barriers for Minor Parties) Bill 2014 (PDF 310KB)
Competition and Consumer Amendment (Misuse of Market Power) Bill 2014 (PDF 308KB)
Farm Household Support Bill 2014
Farm Household Support (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2014
(PDF 330KB)
Flags Amendment Bill 2014 (PDF 307KB)
National Broadband Network Companies Amendment (Tasmania) Bill 2014 (PDF 310KB)
Social Security Amendment (Caring for People on Newstart) Bill 2014 (PDF 323KB)
Trade and Foreign Investment (Protecting the Public Interest) Bill 2014 (PDF 308KB)
The committee has deferred its consideration of the following bill
Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014 (PDF 304KB)
Part 2 - Legislative instruments received 22 - 28 February 2014
Consideration of legislative instruments (PDF 280KB)
Consideration of responses  
Criminal Code Amendment (Harming Australians) Bill 2013* (PDF 1047KB)
Customs Amendment (Record Keeping Requirements and Other Measures) Regulation 2013* (PDF 1142KB)
Migration Amendment (Regaining Control Over Australia’s Protection Obligations) Bill 2013* (PDF 6613KB)
Migration Amendment (Subclass 050 and Subclass 051 Visas) Regulation 2013
Migration Amendment (Disclosure of Information) Regulation 2013
Migration Amendment (Bridging Visas—Code of Behaviour) Regulation 2013
Code of Behaviour for Public Interest Criterion 4022 - IMMI 13/155*
(PDF 9007KB)
Migration Amendment (Temporary Protection Visas) Regulation 2013* (PDF 1302KB)
Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrival) Regulation 2013* (PDF 1780KB)
Migration Amendment Bill 2013* (PDF 4623KB)
Responses requiring no further comment  
Native Title (Assistance from Attorney-General) Amendment Guideline 2013* (PDF 1054KB)
Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013* (PDF 1242KB)
Appendix 1 - Full list of Legislative Instruments received by the committee between 22 February and 28 February 2014* (PDF 529KB)

*PDF format only

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


+61 2 6277 3823


+61 2 6277 5767