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  • States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Amendment Bill 2002

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    Date
    14 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 2000
    to alter the mechanism for establishment grant funding for new non-government schools to a per capita entitlement payable to all eligible schools as a standing appropriation rather than through a fixed legislated special appropriation for the 2001-2004 funding period. Also contains transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Student Assistance Amendment Bill 2002

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    Date
    14 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Student Assistance Act 1973
    to: permit social security, veterans’ and family assistance legislation overpayments to be offset against benefits payable under the Assistance for Isolated Children and ABSTUDY schemes; update certain definitions to reflect that the Aboriginal Overseas Student Assistance Scheme no longer exists; and increase the 7-day notification period, within which students are obliged to notify certain prescribed events, to a 14-day period. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Taxation Laws Amendment (Film Incentives) Bill 2002

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    Date
    14 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to create a refundable tax offset for film production in Australia and include a review of the offset after 5 years. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Taxation Laws Amendment (Superannuation) Bill (No. 1) 2002

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    Date
    14 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Income Tax (Superannuation Payments Withholding Tax) Bill 2002, the bill amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    ,
    Income Tax Act 1986
    and
    Small Superannuation Accounts Act 1995
    to establish arrangements for the administration of the “departing Australia superannuation payment” imposed by the proposed
    Income Tax (Superannuation Payments Withholding Tax) Act 2002
    . Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Therapeutic Goods (Charges) Amendment Bill 2002

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    Date
    14 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Medical Devices) Bill 2002, the bill amends the
    Therapeutic Goods (Charges) Act 1989
    to provide for annual charges to be payable for medical devices to be included on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Medical Devices) Bill 2002

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    Date
    14 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Therapeutic Goods (Charges) Amendment Bill 2002, the bill amends the
    Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
    to introduce a medical device regulatory system, including a new electronic application lodgment system for inclusion of medical devices on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods; and provides transitional arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment Bill 2002

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    Date
    13 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Citizenship Act 1948
    to: update aspects of Australian citizenship law and, in particular, enhance provisions relating to citizenship of children and young adults; enable adult Australian citizens to retain their citizenship when they acquire another citizenship; and strengthen existing integrity measures, including ‘people smuggling’ provisions. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Criminal Code Amendment (Anti-hoax and Other Measures) Bill 2002

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    Date
    13 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to insert new offences in relation to sending dangerous, threatening or hoax material through the post or similar services. Also repeals existing provisions in the
    Crimes Act 1914
    in relation to postal offences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Disability Services Amendment (Improved Quality Assurance) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Reforms Commonwealth-funded employment services and rehabilitation programs provided to people with disabilities by establishing a new quality assurance system which will make funding of employment services and approval of rehabilitation programs dependent on a service provider being certified by an industry-based certification body as meeting relevant standards. Also contains transitional arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Plant Breeder's Rights Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994
    to: clarify the rights of plant breeders in certain circumstances where restrictions are imposed; enhance the access of breeders to the Plant Breeder’s Rights scheme; and improve the administration of the Act and the scheme. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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