Explanatory Memoranda 1978–1980 A–F


Index to Explanatory Memoranda 1901–1982

Arranged alphabetically by session of Parliament: Session 1978–80
Key to the Index

A–B     C–D     E–F     G–M     N–Z

Bill Title Date CM or EM No. of Pages Notes Chamber Vol.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Queensland Reserves and Communities Self-Management) Bill 1978 c. 5.4.1978 EM 4 Title reads: "Clause notes." Reps 1
Aboriginal Development Commission Bill 1979 c. 21.11.1979 EM 14   Senate 1
Aboriginal Development Commission Bill 1980 c. 17.4.1980 EM 21 Identical to the memorandum presented to the Senate. Includes notes on amendments to the Aboriginal Development Commission Bill 1979 accepted by the Government and incorporated in the 1980 Bill. Reps 1
Aboriginal Development Commission Bill 1980 c. 17.4.1980 EM 21 Includes notes on amendments to the Aboriginal Development Commission Bill 1979 accepted by the Government and incorporated in the 1980 Bill. Senate 1
Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Bill 1980 c. 2.4.1980 EM 4 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Carries the Senate heading, but not present in the Senate volume.. Reps 1
Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 1980 c. 20.2.1980 EM 3 Identical to the memorandum presented to the Senate. Reps 1
Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 1980 c. 20.2.1980 EM 3   Senate 1
Administrative Appeals Tribunal Amendment Bill 1979 c. 20.11.1979 EM 7 Virtually identical to the memorandum presented to the Senate. Reps 1
Administrative Appeals Tribunal Amendment Bill 1979 c. 25.10.1979 EM 7   Senate 1
Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Amendment Bill 1980 c. 21.5.1980 EM 17 Identical to the memorandum presented to the Senate. Reps 1
Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Amendment Bill 1980 c. 21.5.1980 EM 17   Senate 1
Air Force Amendment Bill 1979       See Defence Amendment Bill 1979.    
Amendments Incorporation Amendment Bill 1980 c. 20.2.1980 EM 2 Identical to the memorandum presented to the Senate. Reps 1
Amendments Incorporation Amendment Bill 1980 c. 20.2.1980 EM 1   Senate 1
Archives Bill 1978 c. 9.6.1978 EM 29   Senate 1
Ashmore and Cartier Islands Acceptance Amendment Bill 1978 c. 24.5.1978 EM 3 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 2
Audit Amendment Bill 1978 c. 12.9.1978 EM 42   Reps 2
Audit Amendment Bill 1979 c. 27.2.1979 EM 42 Takes account of House of Representatives amendments to the 1978 bill. Senate 1
Australian Capital Territory Electricity Supply Amendment Bill 1978 c. 16.8.1978 EM 2   Reps 2
Australian Capital Territory Electricity Supply Amendment Bill 1978 c. 16.8.1978 EM   Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate 1
Australian Capital Territory Electricity Supply Amendment Bill 1979 c. 6.6.1979 EM 1 Title reads: "Clause notes." Reps 2
Australian Dried Fruits Corporation Bill 1978 c. 15.11.1978 EM 20 Introduction, pp. 1-2; Australian Dried Fruits Corporation Bill 1978, pp. 3-9; Dried Vine Fruits Equalization Levy Bill 1978, pp. 10-11; Dried Vine Fruits Equalization Bill 1978, pp. 12-18; Dried Fruits Export Charges Amendment Bill 1978, p. 19. Includes a 1-page addendum. Reps 2
Australian Federal Police (Consequential Amendments) Bill 1979 c. 8.11.1979 EM 1   Reps 2
Australian Federal Police (Consequential Amendments) Bill 1979 c. 8.11.1979 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 2
Australian Federal Police (Consequential Amendments) Bill 1980 c. 16.4.1980 EM 3 Title reads: "Explanatory memorandum and notes on clauses." Reps 2
Australian Federal Police Amendment Bill 1980 c. 16.4.1980 EM 5 Title reads: "Explanatory memorandum and notes on clauses." Reps 2
Australian Federal Police Bill 1979 c. 10.5.1979 EM 19 Title reads: "Explanatory memorandum and notes on clauses." Reps 2
Australian Federal Police Bill 1979 c. c. 10.5.1979 EM 19 Title reads: "Explanatory memorandum and notes on clauses." Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate 1
Australian Meat and Live-stock Corporation Amendment Bill 1980 c. 21.8.1980 EM 13   Reps 2
Australian National Railways Amendment Bill 1978 c. 14.3.1978 EM 5   Reps 2
Australian National Railways Amendment Bill 1980 c. 20.3.1980 EM 3   Reps 2
Australian Security Intelligence Organization Bill 1979 c. 22.5.1979 EM 22 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Preceded by one page called "General outline". Reps 2
Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Bill 1980 [31st Parliament] c. 11.9.1980 EM 22   Reps 2
Bankruptcy Amendment Bill 1979 c. 20.11.1979 EM 194   Reps 3
Bankruptcy Amendment Bill 1980 (original title: Bankruptcy Amendment Bill 1979) c. 20.11.1979 EM 194 Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate 2
Bounty (Agricultural Tractors) Amendment Bill 1978 c. 6.4.1978 EM 2 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Bounty (Bed Sheeting) Bill 1979 c. 29.3.1979 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Bounty (Books) Amendment Bill 1978 c. 12.4.1978 EM 2 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Bounty (Books) Amendment Bill 1979 c. 10.5.1979 EM 4 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Bounty (Commercial Motor Vehicles) Bill 1978 c. 15.11.1978 EM 4 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Bounty (Dental Alloys) Bill 1979 c. 3.5.1979 EM 4 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Bounty (Drilling Bits) Bill 1980 c. 28.2.1980 EM 6 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Bounty (Drilling Machines) Amendment Bill 1978 c. 14.9.1978 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Bounty (Drilling Machines) Bill 1978 c. 9.3.1978 EM 4 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Bounty (Injection-moulding Equipment) Bill 1979 c. 31.5.1979 EM 5 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Bounty (Metal-working Machine Tools) Bill 1978 c. 14.9.1978 EM 6 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Bounty (Paper) Bill 1979 c. 5.4.1979 EM 4 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Bounty (Penicillin) Bill 1980 c. 20.3.1980 EM 6 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Bounty (Polyester-Cotton Yarn) Amendment Bill 1979 c. 13.9.1979 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Bounty (Polyester-Cotton Yarn) Bill 1979 c. 2.3.1978 EM 5 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Bounty (Refined Tin) Bill 1980 c. 6.3.1980 EM 4 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Bounty (Rotary Cultivators) Amendment Bill 1980 c. 28.2.1980 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Bounty (Rotary Cultivators) Bill 1979 c. 5.4.1979 EM 5 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Bounty (Ships) Bill 1980 c. 6.3.1980 EM 6 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 3
Broadcasting and Television Amendment Bill 1980 c. 23.4.1980 EM 66 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 4
Canned Fruit (Sales Promotion) Amendment Bill 1979 c. 18.10.1979 EM 3   Reps 4
Canned Fruit (Sales Promotion) Amendment Bill 1979 c. 18.10.1979 EM 3 Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate 2
Canned Fruits Levy Bill 1979 c. 18.10.1979 EM 3   Reps 4
Canned Fruits Levy Bill 1979 c. 18.10.1979 EM 3 Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate 2
Canned Fruits Levy Collection Bill 1979 c. 18.10.1979 EM 4   Reps 4
Canned Fruits Levy Collection Bill 1979 c. 18.10.1979 EM 4 Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate 2
Canned Fruits Marketing Bill 1979 c. 18.10.1979 EM 13   Reps 4
Canned Fruits Marketing Bill 1979 c. 18.10.1979 EM 13 Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate 2
Christmas Island Amendment Bill 1980 c. 18.9.1980 EM 2   Reps 4
Coastal Waters (Northern Territory Powers) Bill 1980       See Coastal Waters (State Powers) Bill 1980.    
Coastal Waters (Northern Territory Title) Bill 1980       See Coastal Waters (State Powers) Bill 1980.    
Coastal Waters (State Powers) Bill 1980 c. 23.4.1980 EM 17 Introduction, p. 1; Coastal Waters (State Powers) Bill 1980, pp. 2-5; Coastal Waters (Northern Territory Powers) Bill 1980, pp. 6-8; Coastal Waters (State Title) Bill 1980, pp. 9-11; Coastal Waters (Northern Territory Title) Bill 1980, pp. 12-14; Seas and Submerged Lands Amendment Bill 1980, p. 15. Reps 4
Coastal Waters (State Powers) Bill 1980 c. 23.4.1980 EM 17 Introduction, p. 1; Coastal Waters (State Powers) Bill 1980, pp. 2-5; Coastal Waters (Northern Territory Powers) Bill 1980, pp. 6-8; Coastal Waters (State Title) Bill 1980, pp. 9-11; Coastal Waters (Northern Territory Title) Bill 1980, pp. 12-14; Seas and Submerged Lands Amendment Bill 1980, p. 15. Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate 2
Coastal Waters (State Title) Bill 1980       See Coastal Waters (State Powers) Bill 1980.    
Commonwealth Authorities (Northern Territory Pay-roll Tax) Bill 1978 c. 24.8.1978 EM 4   Reps 4
Commonwealth Authorities (Northern Territory Pay-roll Tax) Bill 1978 c. 24.8.1978 EM 4 Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate 2
Commonwealth Employees (Redeployment and Retirement) Bill 1979 c. 5.4.1979 EM 20   Reps 4
Commonwealth Employees (Redeployment and Retirement) Bill 1979 c. 5.4.1979 EM 20 Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate 2
Companies (Acquisition of Shares) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1980 c. 27.8.1980 EM 12   Reps 5
Companies (Acquisition of Shares) Amendment Bill 1980 c. 27.8.1980 EM 20   Reps 5
Companies (Acquisition of Shares) Bill 1980 c. 2.4.1980 EM 140 Introduction, pp. 1-10, Companies (Acquisition of Shares) Bill 1980, pp. 11-92; Companies (Acquisition of Shares-Fees) Bill 1980, pp. 93-97; Summary of main differences between the Company Take-overs Bill 1979 and the Companies (Acquisition of Shares) Bill 1980, pp. 98-134. Reps 5
Companies (Acquisition of Shares) Bill 1980 c. 2.4.1980 EM 140 Introduction, pp. 1-10, Companies (Acquisition of Shares) Bill 1980, pp. 11-92; Companies (Acquisition of Shares-Fees) Bill 1980, pp. 93-97; Summary of main differences between the Company Take-overs Bill 1979 and the Companies (Acquisition of Shares) Bill 1980, pp. 98-134. Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate 2
Companies (Acquisition of Shares-Fees) Bill 1980       See Companies (Acquisition of Shares) Bill 1980.    
Companies (Fees) Bill 1980 c. 27.8.1980 EM 8   Reps 5
Companies (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 1980 c. 27.8.1980 EM 35   Reps 5
Companies (Transitional Provisions) Bill 1980 c. 27.8.1980 EM 30   Reps 5
Companies and Securities (Interpretation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1980 c. 27.8.1980 EM 4   Reps 5
Companies and Securities (Interpretation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Bill 1980 c. 27.8.1980 EM 11   Reps 5
Companies and Securities (Interpretation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 1980 c. 2.4.1980 EM 24   Reps 5
Companies and Securities (Interpretation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 1980 c. 2.4.1980 EM 24 Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate 2
Companies Bill 1980 c. 12.8.1980 EM 427   Reps 5
Company Take-overs (Fees) Bill 1979       See Company Take-overs Bill 1979.    

Company Take-overs Bill 1979

unauthorised version

c. 20.11.1979 EM 103 Introduction, pp. 1-9; Company Take-overs Bill 1979, pp. 10-92; Company Take-overs (Fees) Bill 1979, pp. 93-94; other matters, pp. 95-97 (pagination differs in unauthorised version). Reps 6
Compensation (Commonwealth Government Employees) Amendment Bill 1979 c. 20.9.1979 EM 39 Title reads: "Committee notes." Reps 6
Copyright Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1979 c. 4.6.1979 EM 24 Carries the House of Representatives heading, but not present in the House of Representatives volume. Senate 2
Crimes (Foreign Incursions and Recruitment) Bill 1978 c. 9.3.1978 EM 1 Title reads: "General outline." Reps 6
Crimes (Foreign Incursions and Recruitment) Bill 1978 c. 9.3.1978 EM 2 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 6
Crimes at Sea Bill 1978 c. 22.8.1978 EM 9   Senate 2
Crimes at Sea Bill 1979 c. 27.2.1979 EM 9 Takes account of Senate amendments to the 1978 bill. Reps 6
Crown Debts (Priority) Bill 1980 c. 27.8.1980 EM 5   Reps 6
Customs Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1979 c. 23.8.1979 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 6
Customs Amendment Bill (No. 3) 1979 c. 13.11.1979 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 6
Customs Amendment Bill (No. 3) 1980 c. 2.4.1980 EM 7 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 6
Customs Amendment Bill (No. 5) 1979 c. 20.11.1979 EM 2   Reps 6
Customs Amendment Bill 1978 c. 15.11.1978 EM 2 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 6
Customs Amendment Bill 1979 c. 8.3.1979 EM 18 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 6
Customs Amendment Bill 1980 c. 28.2.1980 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 6
Customs Tariff (Coal Export Duty) Amendment Bill 1979 c. 13.11.1979 EM 2 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 6
Customs Tariff (Uranium Concentrate Export Duty) Amendment Bill 1980 c. 28.2.1980 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 6
Customs Tariff Amendment Bill 1978 c. 23.2.1978 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 6
Defence Amendment Bill 1979 c. 25.10.1979 EM 19 Introduction, pp. 1-2; Defence Amendment Bill 1979, pp. 3-14; Naval Defence Amendment Bill 1979, pp. 15-16; Air Force Amendment Bill 1979, pp. 17-18. Reps 7
Defence Amendment Bill 1979 c. 25.10.1979 EM 19 Introduction, pp. 1-2; Defence Amendment Bill 1979, pp. 3-14; Naval Defence Amendment Bill 1979, pp. 15-16; Air Force Amendment Bill 1979, pp. 17-18. Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate 3
Diesel Fuel Taxation (Administration) Amendment Bill 1979 c. 17.10.1979 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 7
Distillation Amendment Bill 1980 c. 28.2.1980 EM 2 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 7
Dried Fruits Export Charges Amendment Bill 1978       See Australian Dried Fruits Corporation Bill 1978.    
Dried Vine Fruits Equalization Bill 1978       See Australian Dried Fruits Corporation Bill 1978.    
Dried Vine Fruits Equalization Levy Bill 1978       See Australian Dried Fruits Corporation Bill 1978.    
Environment Protection (Northern Territory Supreme Court) Bill 1978 c. 10.4.1978 EM 5 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 7
Estate Duty Amendment Bill 1978       See Estate Duty Assessment Amendment Bill 1978.    
Estate Duty Assessment Amendment Bill 1978 c. 13.4.1978 EM 14 Introduction, pp. 1-4; Estate Duty Assessment Amendment Bill 1978, pp. 5-10; Estate Duty Amendment Bill 1978, p. 11; Gift Duty Assessment Amendment Bill 1978, pp. 12-13; Gift Duty Amendment Bill 1978, pp. 14. Reps 7
Estate Duty Assessment Amendment Bill 1978 c. 13.4.1978 EM 14 Introduction, pp. 1-4; Estate Duty Assessment Amendment Bill 1978, pp. 5-10; Estate Duty Amendment Bill 1978, p. 11; Gift Duty Assessment Amendment Bill 1978, pp. 12-13; Gift Duty Amendment Bill 1978, pp. 14. Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate 3
Estate Duty Assessment Amendment Bill 1979       See Taxation Administration Amendment Bill 1979.    
Evidence Amendment Bill 1978 c. 28.2.1978 EM 12   Reps 7
Evidence Amendment Bill 1978 c. 28.2.1978 EM 12 Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate 3
Excise Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1979 c. 28.5.1979 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 7
Excise Amendment Bill (No. 3) 1979 c. 18.10.1979 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 7
Excise Amendment Bill 1978 c. 15.8.1978 EM 3 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 7
Excise Amendment Bill 1979 c. 21.2.1979 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 7
Excise Amendment Bill 1980 c. 28.2.1980 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 7
Excise Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1978 c. 15.11.1978 EM 6 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 7
Excise Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1979 c. 5.6.1979 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 7
Excise Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1980 c. 28.2.1980 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 7
Excise Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 3) 1979 c. 18.10.1979 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 7
Excise Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 3) 1980 c. 17.4.1980 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 7
Excise Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 4) 1980 c. 20.8.1980 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 7
Excise Tariff Amendment Bill 1978 c. 12.4.1978 EM 2 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 7
Excise Tariff Amendment Bill 1980 c. 28.2.1980 EM 1 Title reads: "Notes on clauses." Reps 7
Excise Tariff Validation Bill 1979 c. 15.11.1979 EM 5 Title reads: "Summary of amendments." Reps 7
Excise Tariff Validation Bill 1980 c. 16.9.1980 EM 2   Reps 7
Fisheries Amendment Bill 1980 c. 23.4.1980 EM 14   Reps 7
Fisheries Amendment Bill 1980 c. 23.4.1980 EM 14 Identical to the memorandum presented to the House of Representatives. Senate 3
Foreign Antitrust Judgments (Restriction of Enforcement) Bill 1979 c. 1.3.1979 EM 6 Identical to the memorandum presented to the Senate. Reps 7
Foreign Antitrust Judgments (Restriction of Enforcement) Bill 1979 c. 21.2.1979 EM 6   Senate 3
Freedom of Information Bill 1978 c. 9.6.1978 EM 38   Senate 3

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