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Bill details

Electronic Transactions Amendment (Remote Witnessing) Bill 2021

Type: Government
Status: Awaiting Assent, Tue 16 Nov 2021
Origin: Legislative Assembly
Member with Carriage: Speakman, Mark (Ward, Natalie)
Long Title: An Act to amend the Electronic Transactions Act 2000 to make permanent certain provisions about the remote witnessing of documents; to amend the Oaths Act 1900 to expand the classes of persons before whom oaths and statutory declarations may be made; and for other purposes.
Progress
Legislative Assembly
Initially introduced in the Legislative Assembly
Introduced by: Speakman, Mark
Notice of Motion: Tue 9 Nov 2021
Introduced: Wed 10 Nov 2021
First Reading: Wed 10 Nov 2021
2R Speech: Wed 10 Nov 2021
Second Reading: Wed 10 Nov 2021
Third Reading: Wed 10 Nov 2021
Date Passed LA: Wed 10 Nov 2021
Legislative Council
Member with Carriage: Ward, Natalie
Introduced: Wed 10 Nov 2021
First Reading: Wed 10 Nov 2021
2R Speech: Tue 16 Nov 2021
Second Reading: Tue 16 Nov 2021
Third Reading: Tue 16 Nov 2021
Date Passed w'out amdt: Tue 16 Nov 2021
Returned to LA: Tue 16 Nov 2021
  • Passed Parliament: Tue 16 Nov 2021
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 Electronic Transactions Amendment (Remote Witnessing) Bill 2021.pdf XN Electronic Transactions Amendment (Remote Witnessing) Bill 2021.pdf

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

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

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

Bill digest
See Legislation Review Digest No. 37 for an examination of this Bill by the Legislation Review Committee.