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Adoption Amendment (Same Sex Couples) Bill 2010 (No 2)

Type: Private members
Status: Assented on Wed 15 Sep 2010 - Act No 66 of 2010 (GG No. 117, 24/09/2010, p. 4624)
Origin: Legislative Assembly
Member with Carriage: Moore, Clover (Sharpe, Penny)
Act number: 66/2010
Long Title: An Act to amend the Adoption Act 2000 to enable couples of the same sex to adopt children and to make related amendments to the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 and certain other legislation
Legislative Assembly
Initially introduced in the Legislative Assembly
Introduced by: Moore, Clover
Introduced: Wed 1 Sep 2010
"Agreement in Principle" Speech: Wed 1 Sep 2010
Agreed to in Principle LA: Thu 2 Sep 2010
Considered in Detail: Thu 2 Sep 2010
Date Declared by Speaker with amendment: Thu 2 Sep 2010
Legislative Council
Member with Carriage: Sharpe, Penny
Introduced: Tue 7 Sep 2010
First Reading: Tue 7 Sep 2010
2R Speech: Tue 7 Sep 2010
Second Reading: Wed 8 Sep 2010
Date Committed: Wed 8 Sep 2010
Reported with amdts: Wed 8 Sep 2010
Report Adopted: Wed 8 Sep 2010
Third Reading: Wed 8 Sep 2010
Date Passed with amdts: Wed 8 Sep 2010
Returned to LA: Wed 8 Sep 2010
LA agrees with amendments: Thu 9 Sep 2010
LC agrees with amendment: Thu 9 Sep 2010
  • Passed Parliament: Thu 9 Sep 2010
  • Assented: Wed 15 Sep 2010
Documents and Transcripts
Text of Bill:
Passed by both Houses.pdf Passed by both Houses.pdf
Previous Version(s):
Second Print.pdf Second Print.pdf
First Print.pdf First Print.pdf
Explanatory Notes:
Ex note Adoption Amendment (Same Sex Couples) Bill 2010 (No 2).pdf Ex note Adoption Amendment (Same Sex Couples) Bill 2010 (No 2).pdf

Transcript of speeches:
2R Speech LA LA 6610.pdf LA 6610.pdf
2R Speech LC LC 6610.pdf LC 6610.pdf

Amendments for Consideration:
Legislative Assembly
No amendments.
Legislative Council
No amendments.

Amendments Agreed To:
Legislative Assembly
Schedule of Amendments_1.pdf Schedule of Amendments_1.pdf
Legislative Council
Schedule of Amendments.pdf Schedule of Amendments.pdf

Bill digest
See Legislation Review Digest No.11 of 2010 for an examination of this Bill by the Legislation Review Committee.