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senate vote 2006-02-09#6

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:21:08

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  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2006-02-09.117.1 motion] to read the bill for a third time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. ) This means that the majority agree to pass the bill in the Senate and that it will now be sent to the House of Representatives for their consideration.
  • This division was a [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree conscience vote], meaning that senators were not required to vote along party lines.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill was introduced to amend the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/tga1989191/ Therapeutic Goods Act 1989] in order to transfer the responsibility for regulatory approval of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RU486 RU486] from the Minister for Health and Ageing to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Therapeutic_Goods_Administration Therapeutic Goods Administration]. This will make it possible to evaluate, register, list or import [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortifacients abortifacients] such as RU486 (i.e. medicines intended to induce an abortion) for use in Australia without the approval of the Minister.(Read more about the bill in its [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/JTOI6/upload_binary/jtoi64.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (342 KB). More information, including its explanatory memorandum, is available [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s494 here].)
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2006-02-09.117.1) to read the bill for a third time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [here](http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html). ) This means that the majority agree to pass the bill in the Senate and that it will now be sent to the House of Representatives for their consideration.
  • This division was a [conscience vote](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree), meaning that senators were not required to vote along party lines.
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The bill was introduced to amend the [Therapeutic Goods Act 1989](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/tga1989191/) in order to transfer the responsibility for regulatory approval of [RU486](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RU486) from the Minister for Health and Ageing to the [Therapeutic Goods Administration](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Therapeutic_Goods_Administration). This will make it possible to evaluate, register, list or import [abortifacients](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortifacients) such as RU486 (i.e. medicines intended to induce an abortion) for use in Australia without the approval of the Minister.(Read more about the bill in its [bills digest](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/JTOI6/upload_binary/jtoi64.pdf;fileType=application/pdf) (342 KB). More information, including its explanatory memorandum, is available [here](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s494).)
senate vote 2006-02-09#6

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:53

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Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2006-02-09.117.1 motion] to read the bill for a third time.[1] This means that the majority agree to pass the bill in the Senate and that it will now be sent to the House of Representatives for their consideration.
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2006-02-09.117.1 motion] to read the bill for a third time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. ) This means that the majority agree to pass the bill in the Senate and that it will now be sent to the House of Representatives for their consideration.
  • This division was a [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree conscience vote], meaning that senators were not required to vote along party lines.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill was introduced to amend the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/tga1989191/ Therapeutic Goods Act 1989] in order to transfer the responsibility for regulatory approval of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RU486 RU486] from the Minister for Health and Ageing to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Therapeutic_Goods_Administration Therapeutic Goods Administration]. This will make it possible to evaluate, register, list or import [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortifacients abortifacients] such as RU486 (i.e. medicines intended to induce an abortion) for use in Australia without the approval of the Minister.[2]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about the bill in its [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/JTOI6/upload_binary/jtoi64.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (342 KB). More information, including its explanatory memorandum, is available [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s494 here].
  • The bill was introduced to amend the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/tga1989191/ Therapeutic Goods Act 1989] in order to transfer the responsibility for regulatory approval of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RU486 RU486] from the Minister for Health and Ageing to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Therapeutic_Goods_Administration Therapeutic Goods Administration]. This will make it possible to evaluate, register, list or import [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortifacients abortifacients] such as RU486 (i.e. medicines intended to induce an abortion) for use in Australia without the approval of the Minister.(Read more about the bill in its [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/JTOI6/upload_binary/jtoi64.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (342 KB). More information, including its explanatory memorandum, is available [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s494 here].)
senate vote 2006-02-09#6

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-19 15:53:42

Title

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2006-02-09.117.1 motion] to read the bill for a third time.[1] This means that the majority agree to pass the bill in the Senate and that it will now be sent to the House of Representatives for their consideration.
  • This division was a [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree conscience vote], meaning that senators were free to vote according to their own beliefs rather than along party lines.
  • This division was a [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree conscience vote], meaning that senators were not required to vote along party lines.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill was introduced to amend the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/tga1989191/ Therapeutic Goods Act 1989] in order to transfer the responsibility for regulatory approval of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RU486 RU486] from the Minister for Health and Ageing to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Therapeutic_Goods_Administration Therapeutic Goods Administration]. This will make it possible to evaluate, register, list or import [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortifacients abortifacients] such as RU486 (i.e. medicines intended to induce an abortion) for use in Australia without the approval of the Minister.[2]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about the bill in its [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/JTOI6/upload_binary/jtoi64.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (342 KB). More information, including its explanatory memorandum, is available [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s494 here].
senate vote 2006-02-09#6

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-19 15:52:06

Title

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2006-02-09.117.1 motion] to read the bill for a third time.[1] This means that the majority agree to pass the bill in the Senate and that it will now be sent to the House of Representatives for their consideration.
  • This division was a [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree conscience vote], meaning that senators were free to vote according to their own beliefs rather than along party lines.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill was introduced to amend the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/tga1989191/ Therapeutic Goods Act 1989] in order to transfer the responsibility for regulatory approval of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RU486 RU486] from the Minister for Health and Ageing to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Therapeutic_Goods_Administration Therapeutic Goods Administration]. This will make it possible to evaluate, register, list or import [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortifacients abortifacients] such as RU486 (i.e. medicines intended to induce an abortion) for use in Australia without the approval of the Minister.[2]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about the bill in its [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/JTOI6/upload_binary/jtoi64.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (342 KB). More information, including its explanatory memorandum, is available [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s494 here].
senate vote 2006-02-09#6

Edited by mackay

on 2014-06-19 14:47:23

Title

  • Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Repeal of Ministerial Responsibility for Approval of Ru486) Bill 2005 Third Reading
  • Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Repeal of Ministerial Responsibility for Approval of Ru486) Bill 2005 - Third Reading - Read a third time

Description

  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That this bill be now read a third time.</p>
  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That this bill be now read a third time.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2006-02-09.117.1 motion] to read the bill for a third time.[1] This means that the majority agree to pass the bill in the Senate and that it will now be sent to the House of Representatives for their consideration.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill was introduced to amend the [http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/tga1989191/ Therapeutic Goods Act 1989] in order to transfer the responsibility for regulatory approval of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RU486 RU486] from the Minister for Health and Ageing to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Therapeutic_Goods_Administration Therapeutic Goods Administration]. This will make it possible to evaluate, register, list or import [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortifacients abortifacients] such as RU486 (i.e. medicines intended to induce an abortion) for use in Australia without the approval of the Minister.[2]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about the bill in its [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/legislation/billsdgs/JTOI6/upload_binary/jtoi64.pdf;fileType=application/pdf bills digest] (342 KB). More information, including its explanatory memorandum, is available [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=s494 here].