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State Records Bill 1999

Bill No. 83
Long Title The purpose of this Bill is to replace the record keeping aspects of the Library Board of Western Australia Act 1951 and provide for the establishment of an independent State Records Commission, which will strengthen public sector accountability through effective record keeping, provide a standard-setting and monitoring function reportable directly to the Parliament and take account of technological and administrative trends in record keeping.
Status Assented to
Royal Assent given 28 Nov 2000 as Act No. 52 of 2000. Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)
Current Bill
Legislative AssemblyDateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced24 Nov 1999  
First Reading24 Nov 1999  
Second Reading24 Nov 1999 1,2 
Second Reading Speech  
Second Reading Agreed12 Sep 2000  
Consideration in Detail12 Sep 2000  
Amendments adopted12 Sep 2000  
Third Reading13 Sep 2000  

Legislative CouncilDateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced13 Sep 2000  
First Reading13 Sep 2000  
Second Reading13 Sep 2000 1 
Second Reading Speech  
Second Reading Agreed09 Nov 2000  
Committee of the whole09 Nov 2000  
Amendments adopted09 Nov 2000  
Third Reading09 Nov 2000  
Messages Between HousesDateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly 14 Nov 2000  
Other ProceduresDateNote No.Related Links
Reinstated to the stage reached in the previous Session 09 Aug 2000 2 
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly 15 Nov 2000  

1. Explanatory memorandum provided.
2. Restored from the Third Session of Parliament on 9 August 2000.