This report provides the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights' view on the compatibility with human rights as defined in the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011
of bills introduced into the Parliament during the period 20 to 30 September 2014 and legislative instruments received during the period 20 September to 10 October 2014. The committee has also considered responses to the committee's comments made in previous reports.
Bills introduced 20 to 30 September 2014
The committee considered 25 bills, all of which were introduced with a statement of compatibility. Of these 25 bills, 10 do not require further scrutiny as they do not
appear to give rise to human rights concerns. The committee has decided to defer its consideration of 14 bills.
The committee has identified one bill that it considers requires further examination and for which it will seek further information.
Legislative instruments received between 20 September and 10 October 2014
The committee considered 86 legislative instruments received between 20 September and 10 October 2014. All instruments tabled in this period are listed in the Journals of the
Senate. Of these 86 instruments,none appear to raise any human rights concerns and all are accompanied by statements of compatibility that are adequate.
The committee has considered one response relating to matters raised in relation to bills and legislative instruments in previous reports. There are no concluded matters in this report.
New and continuing matters