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Bill details

Public Interest Disclosures Bill 2021

Type: Government
Status: Assented on Wed 13 Apr 2022 - Act No 14 of 2022 (GG No. 175, 22/04/2022, n2022-0691)
Bill Remarks:

Referred to Portfolio Committee No. 1 - Premier and Finance for inquiry and report. Report tabled and order of the day restored to Notice Paper on 23 November 2021.

LC: Introduced by Don Harwin on 14/10/2021. Natalie Ward appointed Member with Carriage on 21/12/2021.

Origin: Legislative Council
Member with Carriage: Ward, Natalie (Speakman, Mark)
Act number: 14/2022
Long Title: An Act to provide for the protection of persons who make public interest disclosures and for making and dealing with the disclosures; to repeal the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994 and the Public Interest Disclosures Regulation 2011; to make related amendments to certain legislation; and for related purposes.
Progress
Legislative Council
Initially introduced in the Legislative Council
Introduced by: Ward, Natalie
Notice of Motion: Tue 12 Oct 2021
Introduced: Thu 14 Oct 2021
First Reading: Thu 14 Oct 2021
2R Speech: Thu 14 Oct 2021
Second Reading: Thu 24 Feb 2022
Date Committed: Thu 24 Feb 2022
Reported with amendments: Thu 24 Feb 2022
Report Adopted: Thu 24 Feb 2022
Third Reading: Thu 24 Feb 2022
Date Passed with amdts: Thu 24 Feb 2022
Sent to LA for concurrence: Thu 24 Feb 2022
Legislative Assembly
Member with Carriage: Speakman, Mark
Introduced: Tue 22 Mar 2022
First Reading: Tue 22 Mar 2022
2R Speech: Tue 29 Mar 2022
Second Reading: Tue 29 Mar 2022
Third Reading: Tue 29 Mar 2022
Date Passed LA: Tue 29 Mar 2022
  • Passed Parliament: Tue 29 Mar 2022
  • Assented: Wed 13 Apr 2022
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:
XN Public Interest Disclosures Bill 2021.pdf XN Public Interest Disclosures 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
GOVT c2022-257A.pdf GOVT c2022-257A.pdf
OPP c2022-227B.pdf OPP c2022-227B.pdf

Amendments Agreed To:
Legislative Assembly
No amendments.
Legislative Council
Schedule of Amendments - Public Interest Disclosures Bill 2021.pdf Schedule of Amendments - Public Interest Disclosures Bill 2021.pdf

Bill digest
See Legislation Review Digest No. 35 for an examination of this Bill by the Legislation Review Committee.