Second Reading Speeches

Racial Discrimination Amendment Bill 2016

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
BERNARDI, Sen Cory
ABETZ, Sen Eric
BACK, Sen Chris
BURSTON, Sen Brian
BUSHBY, Sen David
CULLETON, Sen Rodney
DAY, Sen Bob
DUNIAM, Sen Jonathon
FAWCETT, Sen David
HANSON, Sen Pauline
HINCH, Sen Derryn
LEYONHJELM, Sen David
MACDONALD, Sen Ian
MCKENZIE, Sen Bridget
O'SULLIVAN, Sen Barry
PATERSON, Sen James
REYNOLDS, Sen Linda
ROBERTS, Sen Malcolm
SMITH, Sen Dean
WILLIAMS, Sen John
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

Racial Discrimination Act 1975
to amend section 18C (which makes unlawful certain offensive acts that are done because of race, colour or national or ethnic origin) to remove the words ‘offend’ and ‘insult’.