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  • Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Amendment (Employee Involvement and Compliance) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991
    to provide improved health and safety protection for Commonwealth employees; and makes technical amendments and contains transitional, application and savings provisions. Also amends the
    Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Act 2001
    to repeal certain redundant amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986
    to correct a drafting oversight in amendments made by the
    Human Rights Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 1999
    by clarifying that the Crown in right of the States is bound by the complaints and remedies provisions for unlawful discrimination. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation Legislation (Commonwealth Employment) Repeal and Amendment Bill (No.1) 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Administration 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Superannuation Act 1976
    in relation to: reversionary benefits; consolidation of funds from other superannuation arrangements into the Commonwealth Superannuation Scheme (CSS); powers of Reconsideration Advisory Committees;
    Superannuation Act 1976
    and
    Superannuation Act 1990
    in relation to the scope and administration of the Acts, the CSS and the Public Sector Superannuation Scheme (PSS); delegation by the relevant Board; and benefit options for members who cease membership on sale of an asset or transfer or outsourcing of a function, retrospective to 27 June 1997;
    Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
    ,
    Law Officers Act 1964
    and
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    in relation to benefits for CSS and PSS members who join the Judges’ Pension Scheme; and
    Superannuation Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 1995
    to remove redundant references. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to allow an immediate tax deduction for specific prepaid expenditure invested in a plantation forestry managed agreement; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to remove an unintended limitation on the Commissioner of Taxation’s discretion under the non-commercial losses rules. Also contains a minor consequential amendment and application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Further Budget 2000 and Other Measures) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans' Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    in relation to: treatment of periodic compensation payments and recovery of compensation debts from payers and insurers; treatment of unrealisable financial assets for the purposes of the assets test hardship provisions and income test deeming provisions; inclusion of small superannuation accounts in definitions relating to income and assets; operation of income streams rules; and rounding of service pensions and income support supplement payments to the nearest cent. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Coal Industry Repeal (Validation of Proclamation) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Tourism and Resources 
    Summary
    Validates the proclamation fixing 1 January 2002 as the commencement date for the
    Coal Industry Repeal Act 2001

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Higher Education Funding Act 1988
    in relation to: funding levels for certain purposes; consistent accountability requirements in relation to grants; removal of requirement for institutions to send a ‘notice of liability’ to overseas fee-paying students; name change of Batchelor College to Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education; application of taxation legislation; and correction of a drafting oversight in relation to the Post-graduate Education Loan Scheme; and
    Australian Research Council Act 2001
    in relation to: funding caps for certain purposes; Ministerial approval of research projects for 4 years; and creation of advisory committees by the Australian Research Council Board. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
    to correct unintended effects of amendments made by the
    International Maritime Convention Legislation Amendment Act 2001
    , by providing offence provisions in relation to escape or discharge of pollutants in the Exclusive Economic Zone. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Space Activities Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Tourism and Resources 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Space Activities Act 1998
    in relation to: insurance and liability; licensing activities undertaken by scientific and educational organisations; the test applying to the safety of launch activities; cost recovery for the operations of the regulator; and clarifying the activities that fall within the scope of the Act. Also makes technical and administrative amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Therapeutic Goods Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
    to enable the Minister to allow the importation, manufacture or supply of unapproved therapeutic goods that are needed to treat large numbers of patients in a national emergency. Also provides for strengthened offence provisions and recording keeping and reporting requirements in relation to such unapproved therapeutic goods. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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