Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 8 for 2012

Selection of Bills Committee - Report No. 8 for 2012

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE 

Senator Anne McEwen (Government Whip, Chair)
Senator Helen Kroger (Opposition Whip)
Senator John Williams (The Nationals Whip)
Senator Scott Ludlam (Acting Australian Greens Whip)
Senator the Hon Jacinta Collins
Senator Carol Brown
Senator David Bushby
Senator Mitch Fifield

Secretary: Maureen Weeks
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SELECTION OF BILLS COMMITTEE

REPORT NO. 8 OF 2012

  1. The committee met in private session on Wednesday, 27 June 2012 at 7.39 pm.

  2. The committee resolved to recommend-That-

    1. the provisions of the Customs Amendment (Smuggled Tobacco) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 14 August 2012 (see appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral); and

    2. the provisions of the Military Court of Australia Bill 2012 and the provisions of the Military Court of Australia (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012 be referred immediately to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee and the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 14 August 2012 (see appendices 2 and 3 for statements of reasons for referral).

  3. The committee considered a proposal to refer the Tax Laws Amendment (Managed Investment Trust Withholding Tax) Bill 2012 to the Economics Legislation Committee, but was unable to reach agreement on whether the bills should be referred (see appendix 4 for a statement of reasons for referral).

  4. The committee resolved to recommend-That the following bills not be referred to committees:

The committee considered the Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 3) 2012 and, noting that the bill had passed the Senate on 27 June 2012, resolved to recommend that the bill not be referred to a committee.

The committee recommends accordingly.

  1. The committee deferred consideration of the following bills to its next meeting:

 

(Anne McEwen)
Chair
28 June 2012

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