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  • Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2012-2013

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    Date
    07 Feb 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Appropriates additional money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for certain expenditure, in addition to the appropriations provided for by the
    Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2012-2013

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Amendment Bill 2013

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    Date
    06 Feb 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Sport 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006
    to: provide the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) Chief Executive Officer or their delegate with the power to issue a disclosure notice to compel persons to attend an interview with an investigator and to produce information and documents or things relevant to the administration of the National Anti-Doping Scheme; impose penalties for failing to comply with a disclosure notice; clarify the role of the Anti-Doping Rule Violation Panel; provide that conflict of interest provisions apply to matters relating to activities of the panel or the Australian Sports Drug Medical Advisory Committee; and clarify that the eight-year statute of limitations specified in the World Anti-Doping Code applies in Australia’s anti-doping arrangements; and
    Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006
    and
    Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989
    to enable Australia Post to share information with ASADA. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Completion of Kakadu National Park (Koongarra Project Area Repeal) Bill 2013

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    Date
    06 Feb 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
    Summary
    Repeals the
    Koongarra Project Area Act 1981
    as part of the process to incorporate the Koongarra area into Kakadu National Park. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs Amendment (Anti-Dumping Commission) Bill 2013

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    Date
    06 Feb 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Customs Act 1901
    to: establish the Anti-Dumping Commission within the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service; and confer on the commissioner powers in relation to anti-dumping matters; and
    Customs Administration Act 1985
    ,
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    and
    Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Amendment Bill 2013

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    Date
    06 Feb 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure and Transport 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012
    to provide that the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, as the National Marine Safety Regulator, is able to reimburse to the states and the Northern Territory amounts collected for infringement notices. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Improving Electoral Administration) Bill 2013

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    Date
    29 Nov 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Special Minister of State 
    Summary
    In response to certain recommendations of the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters report
    The 2010 federal election: report on the conduct of the election and related matters
    , the bill amends the:
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to: provide for further fixed periods of time to be provided to the augmented Electoral Commission to complete its inquiries into objections against proposed redistribution of electoral boundaries; and not require a silent voter to re-apply to be treated as a silent voter when changing address;
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    and
    Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984
    to: establish procedures to be taken when a ballot-box is opened prematurely; remove the requirement for an applicant for a pre-poll ordinary vote to complete and sign a certificate; provide that pre-poll voting offences will open on the fourth day after nominations close; and provide that applications for postal votes must be received on the Wednesday three days before polling day; and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to allow the Australian Taxation Office to disclose protected information to the Electoral Commissioner. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 4) 2012

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    Date
    29 Nov 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
    to replace references to ‘Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines’ with ‘guidelines in relation to procurement’;
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
    to enable the Director of National Parks to enter into contracts with a threshold of $1 million without seeking the minister’s approval;
    Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989
    to establish a special appropriation for the purpose of making remissions or refunds of import levies and manufacture levies, including those related to synthetic greenhouse gas management equipment;
    Papua New Guinea (Staffing Assistance) Act 1973
    to establish a framework for dealing with overpayments, and to address instances where payments are made from an appropriation to recipients, that are not, in practice, consistent with the requirements or preconditions imposed by the Act and risk breaching section 83 of the Constitution; and
    Public Accounts and Audit Committee Act 1951
    to reflect gender neutral terms. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill 2012

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    Date
    29 Nov 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Tax Agreements Act 1953
    to: give legislative effect to bilateral taxation agreements with India, the Marshall Islands and Mauritius; and update certain references to existing taxation agreements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2013

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    Date
    29 Nov 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Establishes a framework for the National Disability Insurance Scheme by: setting out the objects and principles of the scheme, including people with disability being given choice and control over the care and support they receive, and giving effect to certain obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; providing for the establishment and functions of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Launch Transition Agency, including implementing the scheme from July 2013; and providing for a review of the operation of the Act after a two-year period. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support Bonus) Bill 2012

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    Date
    29 Nov 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to provide for an income support bonus (of $105 for single people or $87.50 for most people who are an eligible member of a couple) to be paid to eligible income support recipients on a twice-yearly basis from March 2013. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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