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Government Information (Public Access) Amendment Bill 2018

Type: Government
Status: Assented on Wed 28 Nov 2018 - Act No 89 of 2018 (GG No. 134, 07/12/2018, p. 9249)
Bill Remarks: Bill declared urgent 14/11/2018
Origin: Legislative Assembly
Member with Carriage: Speakman, Mark (Harwin, Don)
Act number: 89/2018
Long Title: An Act to make miscellaneous amendments to the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 following a statutory review of that Act
Cognate with main bill: Justice Legislation Amendment Bill (No 3) 2018
Legislative Assembly
Initially introduced in the Legislative Assembly
Introduced by: Speakman, Mark
Notice of Motion: Tue 23 Oct 2018
Introduced: Wed 24 Oct 2018
First Reading: Wed 24 Oct 2018
2R Speech: Wed 24 Oct 2018
Second Reading: Tue 13 Nov 2018
Considered in Detail: Tue 13 Nov 2018
Third Reading: Tue 13 Nov 2018
Date Passed w'out amdt: Tue 13 Nov 2018
Legislative Council
Member with Carriage: Harwin, Don
Introduced: Wed 14 Nov 2018
First Reading: Wed 14 Nov 2018
2R Speech: Tue 20 Nov 2018
Second Reading: Wed 21 Nov 2018
Date Committed: Wed 21 Nov 2018
Reported without amendment: Wed 21 Nov 2018
Report Adopted: Wed 21 Nov 2018
Third Reading: Wed 21 Nov 2018
Date Passed w'out amdt: Wed 21 Nov 2018
Returned to LA: Wed 21 Nov 2018
  • Passed Parliament: Wed 21 Nov 2018
  • Assented: Wed 28 Nov 2018
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 Government Information (Public Access) Amendment Bill.pdf XN Government Information (Public Access) Amendment Bill.pdf

Transcript of speeches:
2R Speech LA Second Reading Speech LA
2R Speech LC Second Reading Speech LC

Amendments for Consideration:
Legislative Assembly
c2018-158.pdf c2018-158.pdf
Legislative Council
c2018-158 LC.pdf c2018-158 LC.pdf
c2018-166.pdf c2018-166.pdf

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

Bill digest
See Legislation Review Digest No. 17 of 2018 for an examination of this Bill by the Legislation Review Committee.