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  • Aged Care (Bond Security) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    08 Dec 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills in relation to the protection of aged care residents’ accommodation bonds, the bill establishes a scheme to guarantee the repayment of aged care residents’ bond balances in the event that an approved provider of a residential aged care service or a flexible care service becomes insolvent and is unable to repay residents’ bond balances. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Aged Care (Bond Security) Levy Bill 2006

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    Date
    08 Dec 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills in relation to protection of aged care residents’ accommodation bonds, the bill enables the imposition of levies on approved providers in order to recover costs incurred by the Commonwealth as a result of repaying accommodation bond balances to residents in the event that an approved provider of a residential aged care service or a flexible care service becomes insolvent. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Aged Care Amendment (2005 Measures No. 1) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    08 Dec 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills in relation to the protection of aged care residents’ accommodation bonds, the bill amends the
    Aged Care Act 1997
    and
    Aged Care (Consequential Provisions) Act 1997
    to provide for new prudential regulatory arrangements in relation to the management of aged care residents’ accommodation bonds and entry contributions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Aged Care Amendment (Extra Service) Bill 2005

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aged Care Act 1997
    to remove the current requirement that extra service providers (aged care providers which allow residents to choose, and pay for, a higher than average level of hotel-type services) need to reapply for extra service status every 5 years. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Aged Care Amendment (Transition Care and Assets Testing) Bill 2005

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Feb 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aged Care Act 1997
    to support: the implementation of the Transition Care Program by providing leave arrangements for existing recipients of residential care to receive transition care following a hospital stay; and the transfer of assets testing for residents and prospective residents of aged care facilities from approved providers of residential aged care to Centrelink and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sugar Research and Development Services (Consequential Amendments—Excise) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999
    to: impose the levy on sugar cane that is processed or sold for processing; set the levy rate to a maximum of 70 cents per tonne; and allow for the rate to be amended by regulation; and Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Regulations 1999 to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sugar Research and Development Services (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013

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    Date
    05 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Sugar Research and Development Services Bill 2013, the bill amends the:
    Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Act 1991
    and Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Regulations 1991 to make consequential amendments; and Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Regulations 1991 to: provide for an instalment system for payment of the levy to commence on 1 March 2014; and a penalty for late payment. Also: repeals the Sugar Research and Development Corporation Regulations 1990 to abolish the Sugar Research and Development Corporation on 1 October 2013; and contains transitional provisions relating to the transition to a new industry services body. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Sugar Research and Development Services Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    05 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Sugar Research and Development Services (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013, the bill enables the minister to: enter into a funding contract with an eligible company to enable it to receive and invest levies collected by the Commonwealth for research and development and to receive the Commonwealth’s matching funding for eligible research and development, up to a determined funding cap; and declare the company to be the industry services body or that it is no longer the industry services body. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Nov 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
    to: require the Australian Pesticide and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) to implement the Agvet Code having regard to certain principles; provide for the APVMA to develop, publish and have regard to guidelines (the risk compendium) when exercising powers and performing functions under the code; implement a mandatory scheme for the re-approval of active constituents and re-registration of chemical products to periodically review active constituents and products; enable consistent data protection; and remove disincentives for industry to generate and provide data;
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products (Collection of Levy) Act 1994
    ,
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992
    and
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
    to: provide the APVMA with a graduated range of compliance and enforcement powers; and provide for a power to apply statutory conditions to registration and approvals;
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products (Collection of Levy) Act 1994
    to enable any Commonwealth agency to collect the levy on product sales on behalf of the APVMA;
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992
    to require a review at least every 10 years of all Commonwealth agricultural and veterinary chemicals legislation;
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Act 1994
    and
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
    to provide that legislative instruments remain subject to disallowance with two exceptions; and
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Act 1994
    ,
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992
    and
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
    to remove redundant provisions and amend out of date provisions. Also provides for: a review to be conducted on the operation of the amendments made by this proposed Act after a five-year period; and a review on matters which relate to the functions and powers of the APVMA that are prescribed by regulation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    and
    Fisheries Administration Act 1999
    to: facilitate the implementation of electronic monitoring (e-monitoring) of fishing and fishing-related activities undertaken by Commonwealth fishing concession and scientific permit holders, for the purposes of data collection and compliance monitoring; and make consequential amendments; and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    in relation to: fishery closures; waiver of levies payable for surrendered statutory fishing rights; and responsibility of corporations and other concession holders for unlawful conduct of their directors, employees or agents. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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