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Child Protection (Working with Children) and Other Child Protection Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

Type: Government
Status: Assented on Tue 25 Oct 2016 - Act No 56 of 2016 (GG No. 87, 28/10/2016, p. 2875)
Bill Remarks: LA: SSO 18/10/2016 to defer any division to 19/10/2016. A division was called on the question 'that the amendments be agreed to' and the division was deferred until 19/10/2016.
Origin: Legislative Assembly
Member with Carriage: Hazzard, Brad (Ajaka, John)
Act number: 56/2016
Long Title: An Act to amend the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 and the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 and other Acts with respect to working with children clearance checks and the employment of children; and for other purposes.
Legislative Assembly
Initially introduced in the Legislative Assembly
Introduced by: Hazzard, Brad
Notice of Motion: Tue 11 Oct 2016
Introduced: Wed 12 Oct 2016
First Reading: Wed 12 Oct 2016
2R Speech: Wed 12 Oct 2016
Second Reading: Tue 18 Oct 2016
Considered in Detail: Tue 18 Oct 2016
Third Reading: Wed 19 Oct 2016
Date Passed w'out amdt: Wed 12 Oct 2016
Legislative Council
Member with Carriage: Ajaka, John
Introduced: Wed 19 Oct 2016
First Reading: Wed 19 Oct 2016
2R Speech: Wed 19 Oct 2016
Second Reading: Wed 19 Oct 2016
Date Committed: Wed 19 Oct 2016
Reported w'out amdt: Wed 19 Oct 2016
Report Adopted: Wed 19 Oct 2016
Third Reading: Wed 19 Oct 2016
Date Passed w'out amdt: Wed 19 Oct 2016
Returned to LA: Wed 19 Oct 2016
  • Passed Parliament: Wed 19 Oct 2016
  • Assented: Tue 25 Oct 2016
Documents and Transcripts
Text of Bill:
Passed by both Houses.pdf Passed by both Houses.pdf
Previous Version(s):
First Print.pdf First Print.pdf
Explanatory Notes:
XN Child Protection.pdf XN Child Protection.pdf

Transcript of speeches:
2R Speech LA 2R Child Protection.pdf 2R Child Protection.pdf
2R Speech LC Not available at this stage.

Amendments for Consideration:
Legislative Assembly
c2016-096.pdf c2016-096.pdf
Legislative Council
c2016-101.pdf c2016-101.pdf

Amendments Agreed To:
Legislative Assembly
No amendments.
Legislative Council
No amendments.

Bill digest
See Legislation Review Digest No.16 of 2016 for an examination of this Bill by the Legislation Review Committee.