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  • Tax Laws Amendment (2010 Measures No. 1) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    The bill: amends eight Acts in relation to: approved superannuation clearing houses; forestry managed investment schemes; managed investment trusts; eligibility criteria for the entrepreneurs’ tax offset; and the corporate consolidation regime; and amends 13 Acts to make miscellaneous and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Anti-People Smuggling and Other Measures Bill 2010

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    Date
    24 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    and
    Migration Act 1958
    to create and harmonise offences and penalties in relation to people smuggling;
    Migration Act 1958
    ,
    Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
    ,
    Surveillance Devices Act 2004
    and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to make consequential amendments;
    Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979
    to enable the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation to carry out its intelligence functions in relation to border security issues; and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to: enable foreign intelligence to be collected in certain circumstances; and clarify that only the Minister for Defence and the Minister for Foreign Affairs can advise the Attorney-General on the need to issue a warrant for the collection of foreign intelligence. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care) Bill 2010

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    Date
    24 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Early Childhood Education, Childcare and Youth 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Management System and Other Measures) Act 2007
    in relation to business continuity payments;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to: the provision of statements by child care services to certain individuals; the secretary exercising discretion to suspend a child care service approval for child care benefit; and increasing the notification period when a child care service ceases operation; and
    Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Management System and Other Measures) Act 2007
    in relation to: the recovery of over advances of child care benefit to child care services; and the appropriation of funds to enable final acquittal payments to be made to child care services. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Health Practitioner Regulation (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Crimes Act 1914
    and
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    to: make amendments consequential on the implementation of the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for the Health Professions; and provide for transitional arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Recreational Fishing for Mako and Porbeagle Sharks) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment, Heritage and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
    to provide that it is not an offence to kill, injure, take, trade, keep or move longfin mako, shortfin mako and porbeagle sharks in or from Commonwealth waters when that action is taken during recreational fishing. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Personal Property Securities (Corporations and Other Amendments) Bill 2010

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    Date
    10 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Corporations Act 2001
    to: provide for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission register of company charges to be closed; amend terminology relating to certain transactions which create security interests; and extend the concept of property; the
    Personal Property Securities Act 2009
    to simplify certain transitional provisions; and 10 Acts to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Amendment (Flexible Participation Requirements for Principal Carers) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    to extend participation requirement exemptions to parents receiving certain income support payments who have school-aged children and are required to report approved activities to Centrelink. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment (Income Support Measures) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: remove redundant references and provisions relating to ‘benevolent homes’; exempt from the veterans’ entitlements exemption test payments associated with expenses for part-time work experience under a labour market program; require partners of persons claiming or receiving a service pension or income support to claim a comparable foreign pension; provide that arrears payments of comparable foreign pensions are treated as periodic payments; and clarify that the value of certain superannuation investments are not disregarded for the purposes of deemed income rules and asset deprivation rules. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    to incorporate end-dates for concessional items relating to non-passenger motor vehicle goods, the Expanded Overseas Assembly Provisions Scheme, and the Product Diversification Scheme for certain clothing and finished textiles. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Transport Security Legislation Amendment (2010 Measures No. 1) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Aviation Transport Security Act 2004
    to: allow the prohibited items list to be made by legislative instrument; and enable the secretary to delegate powers and functions to a Senior Executive Service (SES) officer in the Attorney-General’s Department; and
    Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003
    to: exempt ship operators from certain security requirements in certain circumstances; make regulations to define different classes of passenger ships and to enable screening officers to conduct frisk searches of passengers and crew; enable certain persons to be appointed as security assessment inspectors; enable the secretary to delegate powers and functions to agency heads and certain SES officers in other agencies in certain circumstances; and make amendments in relation to image recording powers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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