Examination of legislation in accordance with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011

Examination of legislation in accordance with the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011
Bills introduced 17 – 20 March 2014
Legislative Instruments received 1 – 7 March 2014
Fifth Report of the 44th Parliament

25 March 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN 978-1-74229-984-6

View the report as a single document - (PDF 10650KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of the Committee (PDF 184KB)
Functions of the Committee  
Executive Summary (PDF 316KB)
Part 1 - Bills introduced 17-20 March 2014
Bills requiring further information to determine human rights compatibility
Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (Repeal) (No. 1) Bill 2014 (PDF 416KB)
Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Repeal Bill 2014 (PDF 462KB)
Omnibus Repeal Day (Autumn 2014) Bill 2014 (PDF 461KB)
Paid Parental Leave Amendment Bill 2014 (PDF 448KB)
Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Bill 2014 (PDF 433KB)
Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 (PDF 444KB)
Bills unlikely to raise human rights concerns (PDF 392KB)
Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Bill 2014
Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (Classification Tools and Other Measures) Bill 2014
Clean Energy Finance Corporation (Abolition) Bill 2013 [No. 2]
Defence Force Retirement Benefits Legislation Amendment (Fair Indexation) Bill 2014
End Cruel Cosmetics Bill 2014
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Bill 2014
Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill 2014
Marriage (Celebrant Registration Charge) Bill 2014
Marriage Amendment (Celebrant Administration and Fees) Bill 2014
Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australia Fund Bill 2014
Personal Property Securities Amendment (Deregulatory Measures) Bill 2014
Privacy Amendment (Privacy Alerts) Bill 2014
Statute Law Revisions Bill (No. 1) 2014
The committee has deferred its consideration of the following bills (PDF 335KB)

Agriculture and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Removing Re-approval and Re-registration) Bill 2014
Corporations Amendment (Streamlining of Future of Financial Advice) Bill 2014
Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014
G20 (Safety and Security) Complementary Bill 2014

Part 2 - Legislative instruments received 1-7 March 2014
The committee has sought further comment in relation to the following instruments

Migration Act 1958 - Determination of Granting of Protection Class XA Visas in 2013/2014 Financial Year - IMMI 14/026

(PDF 449KB)
Marine Order 503 (Certificates of survey — national law) Amendment 2014 (No. 1) (PDF 442KB)
Part 3 - Responses to committee's comments on bills and legislative instruments
Consideration of responses
Adelaide Airport Curfew Amendment (Protecting Residents' Amenity) Bill 2014 (PDF 603KB)
Commonwealth Scholarships Guidelines (Education) 2013 (PDF 827KB)
Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Bill 2013 (PDF 1672KB)
Responses requiring no further comment  
Australian Jobs (Australian Industry Participation) Rule 2014 (PDF 511KB)
Higher Education (Maximum Amounts for Other Grants) Determination 2013 (PDF 848KB)
Social Security Legislation Amendment (Green Army Programme) Bill 2014 (PDF 861KB)
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Amendment Bill 2014 (PDF 672KB)
Appendix 1: Full list of Legislative Instruments received by the committee between 1 and 7 March 2014 (PDF 439KB)

For further information, contact:

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


+61 2 6277 3823


+61 2 6277 5767