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  • Farm Household Support Amendment (Ancillary Benefits) Bill 2010

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    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    to facilitate a pilot of drought policy measures to assist farmers to be trialled in Western Australia for 2010-11. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Prudential Refinements and Other Measures) Bill 2010

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    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends: 11 Acts in relation to: the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s (APRA) preventive powers, correction powers, failure management powers, and data collection powers, APRA’s and the Australian Taxation Office’s investigation powers, auditors and actuaries, and the Financial Claims Scheme; six Acts in relation to the methodologies governing the determination of financial sector levies; and four Acts to make technical amendments. Also repeals five redundant Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Paid Parental Leave (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010

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    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends 11 Acts to make amendments consequential on the Paid Parental Leave Bill 2010 and provide for transitional arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Amendment Bill 2010

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    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    to ensure superannuation fund assets are protected in the event of a default on a limited recourse borrowing arrangement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2010 GST Administration Measures No. 3) Bill 2010

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    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
    in relation to: GST and cross-border transport supplies; GST relief for telecommunications supplies for global roaming in Australia; and adjustments for third party payments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2010 Measures No. 3) Bill 2010

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    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) Act 2003
    to: freeze indexation of the co-contribution income threshold for the 2010-11 and 2011-12 financial years; and maintain the current matching rate and maximum co-contribution payable on an individual’s eligible superannuation contributions;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to modify the thin capitalisation rules in relation to the application of accounting standards for authorised deposit-taking institutions;
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to enable certain officers to declare that a specified entity is not subject to Commonwealth tax law in relation to a specified transaction;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to provide that unexpended income of a special disability trust is taxed at a certain rate; and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    in relation to managed investment trusts and withholding tax. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (2010 Budget Measures) Bill 2010

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    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: provide that Australian Defence Force members with British nuclear test defence service are eligible for pensions, treatment and other benefits; lower the age of domicile of choice from 21 to 18 years of age; and cease eligibility for war widow or widower pension for widows and widowers who enter into a de facto relationship prior to claiming the pension;
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    ,
    Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
    and
    Defence Service Homes Act 1918
    to provide that certain submarine special operations between 1978 and 1992 will be reclassified as operational and qualifying service; and
    Defence Service Homes Act 1918
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to reclassify certain service in Ubai in Thailand as qualifying service. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Crimes Amendment (Royal Flying Doctor Service) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Crimes Act 1914
    to enable Australia Post and the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDSA) to enable the carriage of medicine by Australia Post for the RFDSA’s Medical Chest Program. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Electoral and Referendum Amendment (How-to-Vote Cards and Other Measures) Bill 2010

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    Date
    02 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Special Minister of State 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to provide for: specific authorisation requirements for how-to-vote cards; and penalties for contravening the requirements; and
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    and
    Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984
    in relation to misleading or deceptive electronic advertising publications. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Modernisation and Other Measures) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Special Minister of State 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    and
    Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984
    in relation to: publishing enrolment and election-related forms and information about places to vote; electronic certified lists of voters; mobile polling; postal voting; eligibility for early voting; and technical amendments; and
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    in relation to: evidence of identity for enrolment; the age of provisional enrolment; roll information provided electronically to parliamentarians; electronically copying the roll; purposes for which the roll may be used; and enrolment for people experiencing homelessness. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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