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  • Research Agencies Legislation Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Institute of Marine Science Act 1972
    and
    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Act 1987
    to: allow greater commercialisation of technology developed by the Australian Institution of Marine Science and the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation; and minimise administrative demands on these agencies. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (No. 3) 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
    in relation to: supplies in return for rights to develop land; and transfer of tax losses, net capital losses and excess foreign tax credits so that they are not subject to GST, with effect from 1 July 2000;
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Transition) Act 1999
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to provide a one-off credit to businesses that held rental cars on 1 July 2000;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    in relation to taxation of general insurance companies and workers’ compensation self-insurers; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    to broaden the eligibility criteria for accessing the intercorporate dividend rebate. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Therapeutic Goods and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
    to: clarify the powers, functions and duties of Commonwealth officials and authorities within the Commonwealth-State cooperative scheme for the regulation of therapeutic goods (as a consequence of the High Court’s decision in R v Hughes); enable the implementation of the mutual recognition agreement entered into between Australia and Singapore relating to the manufacture of medicines; provide for implementation of other similar mutual recognition agreements; enable collection of information and documents in relation to blood and blood component manufacturing processes and practices; clarify the timeframe for payment of evaluation fees; and allow the Minister to impose conditions for the listing of goods on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods;
    Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989
    and
    National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Act 1985
    to reflect new administrative and financial arrangements required as a result of changed portfolio responsibilities; and proposed
    Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Medical Devices) Act 2002
    , if it commences after this proposed Act, in relation to the definition of “conformity assessment certificate”. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans' Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    as a consequence of the income support supplement to war widows and widowers introduced in 1994 under the
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    ;
    Aged Care (Consequential Provisions) Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Family and Other Measures) Act 1997
    ,
    Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Compensation Measures) Act 1997
    and
    Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2000
    to correct misdescribed amendments that resulted in intended amendments not being made; and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to correct certain references, omissions and other typographical errors and omit redundant provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Improved Protection for Victorian Workers) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    in relation to: safety net entitlements for employees in Victoria not covered by federal awards or agreements; access by Victorian employees to federal awards system; minimum pay rates for Victorian contract workers in the textiles, clothing and footwear industries; and annual leave entitlements for Victorian employees. Also contains application and saving provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Registration and Accountability of Organisations) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    in relation to the registration, amalgamation and internal administration and regulation of registered organisations, including election processes, duties of officers and employees of those organisations, financial accountability and disclosure, democratic control and penalties for breaches. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Transmission of Business) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to empower the Australian Industrial Relations Commission to make an order that a certified agreement does not bind a new employer as a result of a transfer of a business, or only binds the new employer to a specified extent. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Registration and Accountability of Organisations) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Further to the Workplace Relations Amendment (Registration and Accountability of Organisations) Bill 2002, the bill: makes consequential amendments, including the repeal of certain provisions of the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    ; and contains transitional and savings provisions; also amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: correct errors and omissions; and remove obsolete references; and makes consequential amendments to 20 other Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Aviation Legislation Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    International Air Services Commission Act 1992
    to streamline International Air Services Commission processes;
    Air Navigation Act 1920
    (in preparation for new aviation security regulations) to: introduce a framework for handling aviation security information (including application of the Criminal Code); reform the regulation of the carriage of munitions and implements of war on civil aircraft; and repeal existing conflicting aviation security provisions. Also repeals the
    Federal Airports Corporation Act 1986
    and provides for the transfer of any remaining contracts, assets and liabilities of the Corporation to the Commonwealth. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Special Minister of State 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to provide that following elections, public funding for the Liberal Party is to be paid to the Federal Secretariat as agent of the Liberal Party of Australia, unless a notice has been lodged, prior to polling day, setting out the proportions to be paid to the State and Territory Divisions of the Liberal Party and the Federal Secretariat. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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