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Bill details

Civil Liability Amendment (Child Abuse) Bill 2021

Type: Government
Status: In Legislative Assembly, To be reported, Thu 21 Oct 2021
Origin: Legislative Assembly
Member with Carriage: Speakman, Mark (Ward, Natalie)
Long Title: An Act to amend the Civil Liability Act 2002 to enable courts to set aside certain agreements that settled claims for child abuse where it is just and reasonable to do so and to ensure that Part 2A of that Act does not restrict awards of damages for child abuse.
Progress
Legislative Assembly
Initially introduced in the Legislative Assembly
Introduced by: Speakman, Mark
Notice of Motion: Tue 16 Mar 2021
Introduced: Wed 17 Mar 2021
First Reading: Wed 17 Mar 2021
2R Speech: Wed 17 Mar 2021
Second Reading: Wed 5 May 2021
Third Reading: Wed 5 May 2021
Date Passed LA: Wed 5 May 2021
Legislative Council
Member with Carriage: Ward, Natalie
Introduced: Wed 5 May 2021
First Reading: Wed 5 May 2021
2R Speech: Thu 21 Oct 2021
Second Reading: Thu 21 Oct 2021
Date Committed: Thu 21 Oct 2021
Reported with an amendment: Thu 21 Oct 2021
Report Adopted: Thu 21 Oct 2021
Third Reading: Thu 21 Oct 2021
Date Passed with an amdt: Thu 21 Oct 2021
Documents and Transcripts
Text of Bill:
First Print.pdf First Print.pdf
Previous Version(s):
Not available at this stage.
Explanatory Notes:
XN Civil Liability Amendment (Child Abuse) Bill 2021.pdf XN Civil Liability Amendment (Child Abuse) Bill 2021.pdf

Transcript of speeches:
2R Speech LA Second Reading Speech LA
2R Speech LC Not available at this stage.

Amendments for Consideration:
Legislative Assembly
No amendments.
Legislative Council
GRN c2021-009A.pdf GRN c2021-009A.pdf

Amendments Agreed To:
Legislative Assembly
No amendments.
Legislative Council
Schedule of Amendments - Civil Liability Amendment (Child Abuse) Bill 2021.pdf Schedule of Amendments - Civil Liability Amendment (Child Abuse) Bill 2021.pdf

Bill digest
See Legislation Review Digest No. 28 for an examination of this Bill by the Legislation Review Committee.