Explanatory Memoranda 1950–1960


Index to Explanatory Memoranda 1901–1982

Arranged alphabetically by session of Parliament.
Key to the Index

Bill Title Date CM or EM No. of Pages Notes Chamber Vol.
Session 1950-51            
Customs Tariff Proposals No. 1, Customs Tariff (New Zealand Preference) Proposals No. 1 May-50 CM 9 Title reads: "Memorandum showing, in connection with goods the subject of negotiations at Annecy from April to August 1949, the proposed rates of ordinary and primage duties as compared with the rates operating before negotiations." Reps 1
Customs Tariff Proposals No. 3, Excise Tariff Proposals No. 1 Oct-50 CM 1 Title reads: "Summary of tariff alterations made by Customs Tariff Proposals No. 3 and Excise Tariff Proposals No. 1 of 26th October, 1950." Reps 1
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill 1950 19.10.1950 EM 85 Title reads: "Resolution to declare the rates of Income Tax and Social Services Contribution for the Financial Year 1950-1951. Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill 1950. Memorandum setting out the proposed rates of Income Tax and Social Services Contribution for the Financial Year 1950-1951 and the clauses of the Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill 1950, together with notes explanatory of the paragraphs of the Resolution and the clauses of the bill." Reps 1
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill 1950 19.19.1950 EM 85 Title reads: "Resolution to declare the rates of Income Tax and Social Services Contribution for the Financial Year 1950-1951. Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill 1950. Memorandum setting out the proposed rates of Income Tax and Social Services Contribution for the Financial Year 1950-1951 and the clauses of the Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill 1950, together with notes explanatory of the paragraphs of the Resolution and the clauses of the bill." Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate  
Sessions 1951-52-53, 1953-54 & 1954            
Banking Bill 1953 18.2.1953 CM 37 Title reads: "Memorandum showing the Banking Act 1945, as proposed to be amended by the Banking Bill 1953." Reps 1

Banking Bill 1953

12.3.1953 CM 37 Title reads: "Memorandum showing the Banking Act 1945, as proposed to be amended by the Banking Bill 1953." Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate  
Commonwealth Bank Bill 1953 18.2.1953 CM 47 Title reads: "Memorandum showing the Commonwealth Bank Act 1945-1951, as proposed to be amended by the Commonwealth Bank Bill 1953." Reps 1
Commonwealth Bank Bill 1953 9.3.1953 CM 47 Title reads: "Memorandum showing the Commonwealth Bank Act 1945-1951, as proposed to be amended by the Commonwealth Bank Bill 1953." Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate  
Estate Duty Convention (United States of America) Bill 1953 13.11.1953 EM 20 Title reads: "Memorandum showing (1) the clauses of the Estate Duty Convention (United States of America) Bill 1953; (2) the clauses of the Gift Duty Convention (United States of America) Bill 1953, insofar as those clauses are not similar to clauses of the Estate Duty Convention (United States of America) Bill 1953; and (3) the articles of the Estate Duty Convention with the United States of America and the articles of the Gift Duty Convention which do not correspond with the Estate Duty Convention, together with explanatory notes relating to the bills and the Conventions." Reps 2
Estate Duty Convention (United States of America) Bill 1953 13.11.1953 EM 20 Title reads: "Memorandum showing (1) the clauses of the Estate Duty Convention (United States of America) Bill 1953; (2) the clauses of the Gift Duty Convention (United States of America) Bill 1953, insofar as those clauses are not similar to clauses of the Estate Duty Convention (United States of America) Bill 1953; and (3) the articles of the Estate Duty Convention with the United States of America and the articles of the Gift Duty Convention which do not correspond with the Estate Duty Convention, together with explanatory notes relating to the bills and the Conventions." Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate  
Gift Duty Convention (United States of America) Bill 1953       See Estate Duty Convention (United States of America) Bill 1953.    
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill 1951 15.10.1951 EM 106 Title reads: "Resolution to declare the rates of Income Tax and Social Services Contribution for the Financial Year 1951-1952. Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill 1951. Memorandum setting out the proposed rates of Income Tax and Social Services Contribution for the Financial Year 1951-1952 and the clauses of the Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill 1951, together with notes explanatory of the paragraphs of the resolution and the clauses of the bill." Reps 1
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill 1951 c. 21.11.1951 EM 31 Title reads: "Notes explaining amendments to the bill and additional clauses." Reps 1
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill 1951 15.10.1951 EM 106 Title reads: "Resolution to declare the rates of Income Tax and Social Services Contribution for the Financial Year 1951-1952. Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill 1951. Memorandum setting out the proposed rates of Income Tax and Social Services Contribution for the Financial Year 1951-1952 and the clauses of the Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill 1951, together with notes explanatory of the paragraphs of the resolution and the clauses of the bill." Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate  
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill (No. 2) 1952 23.5.1952 EM 37 Title reads: "Memorandum showing the amendments proposed to be made to the Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Act 1936-1951, as amended by the Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Act 1952, together with explanatory notes." Reps 1
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill (No. 2) 1952 23.5.1952 EM 37 Title reads: "Memorandum showing the amendments proposed to be made to the Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Act 1936-1951, as amended by the Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Act 1952, together with explanatory notes." Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate  
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill (No. 3) 1952 17.9.1952 EM 123 Title reads: "Resolution to declare the rates of Income Tax and Social Services Contribution for the Financial Year 1952-1953. Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill (No. 3) 1952. Memorandum showing-(1) the proposed rates of Income Tax and Social Services Contribution for the Financial Year 1952-1953; and (2) the amendments proposed to be made to the Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Act 1936-1951 as amended by the Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Act 1952 and also by the Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Act (No. 2) 1952, together with explanatory notes." Reps 1
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill (No. 3) 1952 17.9.1952 EM 123 Title reads: "Resolution to declare the rates of Income Tax and Social Services Contribution for the Financial Year 1952-1953. Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill (No. 3) 1952. Memorandum showing-(1) the proposed rates of Income Tax and Social Services Contribution for the Financial Year 1952-1953; and (2) the amendments proposed to be made to the Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Act 1936-1951 as amended by the Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Act 1952 and also by the Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Act (No. 2) 1952, together with explanatory notes." Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate  
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill (No. 3) 1953 12.11.1953 EM 67 Title reads: "Memorandum showing-(1) the clauses of the Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill (No. 3) 1953; and (2) the clauses of the Income Tax (International Agreements) Bill 1953 including a schedule setting out the provisions of the Income Tax Convention with the United States of America, together with explanatory notes relating to the bills and the Convention." Reps 2
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill (No. 3) 1953 12.11.1953 EM 67 Title reads: "Memorandum showing-(1) the clauses of the Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill (No. 3) 1953; and (2) the clauses of the Income Tax (International Agreements) Bill 1953 including a schedule setting out the provisions of the Income Tax Convention with the United States of America, together with explanatory notes relating to the bills and the Convention." Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate  
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Resolution 1951 29.10.1951 EM 1 Amendment to be proposed by the Treasurer. Includes an explanatory note. Reps 1
Income Tax (International Agreements) Bill 1953       See Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill (No. 3) 1953.    
Session 1954-55            
Public Service Arbitration Bill 1955 11.5.1955 CM 12 Title reads: "Memorandum showing the Public Service Arbitration Act 1920-1952, as proposed to be amended by the Public Service Arbitration Bill 1955." Identical to the memorandum presented to the Senate. Reps 1
Public Service Arbitration Bill 1955 9.5.1955 CM 12 Title reads: "Memorandum showing the Public Service Arbitration Act 1920-1952, as proposed to be amended by the Public Service Arbitration Bill 1955." Senate  
Session 1956-57, 1957-58, and 1958            
Broadcasting and Television Bill 1956 19.4.1956 CM 55 Title reads: "Memorandum showing the Broadcasting Act 1942-1954, as proposed to be amended by the Broadcasting and Television Bill 1956." Reps 1
Broadcasting and Television Bill 1956 14.5.1956 CM 55 Title reads: "Memorandum showing the Broadcasting Act 1942-1954, as proposed to be amended by the Broadcasting and Television Bill 1956." Takes account of House of Representatives amendments to the bill. Senate  
Conciliation and Arbitration Bill 1956
Explanatory Document
10.5.1956 CM 66 Title reads: "Memorandum showing the Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1904-1955, as proposed to be amended by the Conciliation and Arbitration Bill 1956." Reps 1
Conciliation and Arbitration Bill 1956 8.6.1956 CM 71 Title reads: "Memorandum showing the Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1904-1955, as proposed to be amended by the Conciliation and Arbitration Bill 1956." Takes account of House of Representatives amendments to the bill. Senate  
Estate Duty Assessment Bill 1957 c. 10.1957 EM 9 Introduction, p. 1; Estate Duty Assessment Bill 1957, pp. 2-8; Gift Duty Assessment Bill 1957, p. 9. Reps 2
Estate Duty Assessment Bill 1957 c. 10.1957 EM 9 Introduction, p. 1; Estate Duty Assessment Bill 1957, pp. 2-8; Gift Duty Assessment Bill 1957, p. 9. Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate  
Gift Duty Assessment Bill 1957       See Estate Duty Assessment Bill 1957.    
Income Tax (International Agreements) Bill 1958 c. 4.1958 EM 14 Title reads: "Explanatory Notes." Reps 2
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill (No. 3) 1956 c. 10.1956 EM 22 Title reads: "Explanatory Notes." Reps 1
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill 1957 c. 10.1957 EM 14 Title reads: "Explanatory Notes." Reps 2
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill 1958 c. 9.1958 EM 13 Title reads: "Explanatory Notes." Reps 2
Migration Bill 1958 24.4.1958 EM 20 Title reads: "Explanatory Memorandum." Reps 2
Session 1959-60            
Income Tax (International Agreements) Bill 1959       See Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill (No. 3) 1959.    
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill (No. 2) 1959 c. 9.1959 EM 24 Title reads: "Explanatory Memorandum." Reps 1
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill (No. 2) 1959 c. 9.1959 EM 24 Title reads: "Explanatory Memorandum." Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate  
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill (No. 3) 1959 c. 11.1959 EM 29 Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill (No. 3) 1959, pp. 1-25; Resolution to declare the rate of Dividend (Withholding) Tax, pp. 25-26; Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Bill (No. 2) 1959, p. 27; Income Tax (International Agreements) Bill 1959, pp. 27-29. Reps 1
Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Bill (No. 2) 1959       See Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Bill (No. 3) 1959.    
Matrimonial Causes Bill 1959 14.5.1959 EM 14 Title reads: "Explanatory Memorandum on grounds for dissolution, judicial separation and nullity." Reps 1
Matrimonial Causes Bill 1959 14.5.1959 EM 2 Title reads: "Summary of grounds of divorce in the Matrimonial Causes Bill with comparable provisions in the States and in the United Kingdom." Accompanied by a graph of divorces by State, 1932-1958. Reps 1
Matrimonial Causes Bill 1959 14.5.1959 EM 14 Title reads: "Explanatory Memorandum on grounds for dissolution, judicial separation and nullity." Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate  
Northern Territory (Administration) Bill 1959 19.3.1959 CM 17 Title reads: "Memorandum showing the alterations (other than new headings) proposed to be made to the Northern Territory (Administration) Act 1910-1956." Reps 1
Northern Territory (Administration) Bill 1959 10.4.1959 CM 17 Title reads: "Memorandum showing the alterations (other than new headings) proposed to be made to the Northern Territory (Administration) Act 1910-1956." Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate  
Superannuation Bill 1959 20.11.1959 CM 102 Title reads: "Memorandum showing the Superannuation Bill 1922-1958, as proposed to be amended by the Superannuation Bill 1959." Reps 1

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