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  • Coordinator-General for Remote Indigenous Services Bill 2009

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    Date
    27 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    The bill: creates the statutory position of Coordinator-General for Remote Indigenous Services to coordinate the Remote Service Delivery Strategy; and provides for: the functions and general powers of the position; terms and conditions and staffing support; and regular and annual reporting requirements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Consumer Credit Legislation Amendment (Enhancements) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009
    to: enable certain debtors to seek a credit contract variation; provide for a remedy for unfair or dishonest conduct by credit service providers; restrict the use of particular phrases or words; expand the range of remedies available to consumers; provide the Australian Securities and Investments Commission with standing to apply to court for an order regardless of whether a civil remedy is available under another provision; and make amendments in relation to: reverse mortgage contracts; short-term and small amount credit contracts; tiered caps on costs for credit contracts; and consumer leases. Also amends the:
    National Consumer Credit Protection (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2009
    to make application provisions; and
    Competition and Consumer Act 2010
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Consular Privileges and Immunities Amendment Bill 2005

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Mar 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Foreign Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Consular Privileges and Immunities Act 1972
    to allow for additional privileges and immunities to be granted on a reciprocal basis to consular officers representing overseas countries in Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • ComSuper Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to establish governance arrangements for Commonwealth superannuation schemes, the bill establishes ComSuper as a statutory body and provides for: the terms and conditions of employment, functions and powers of the Chief Executive Officer; staff and consultants; and finance and reporting requirements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Bill 1998

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    Date
    08 Apr 1998 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Foreign Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Completion of Kakadu National Park (Koongarra Project Area Repeal) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Feb 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
    Summary
    Repeals the
    Koongarra Project Area Act 1981
    as part of the process to incorporate the Koongarra area into Kakadu National Park. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Competition and Consumer Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Competition and Consumer Act 2010
    in relation to the: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) consideration of acquisitions in local markets (including creeping acquisitions); ACCC’S consideration of multiple markets when assessing mergers; and reform of the prohibition on anti-competitive mergers and acquisitions;
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    and
    Competition and Consumer Act 2010
    , in response to recommendations of the Senate Economics Legislation Committee, to: insert a statement of interpretative principles into the unconscionable conduct provisions; and provide that the statutory concept of unconscionable conduct is consistently applied to both consumers and businesses; and
    Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Act (No. 2) 2010
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Competition and Consumer Amendment Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 May 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Competition and Consumer Act 2010
    to insert a regulation making power to enable regulations to be made to provide exemptions from the single pricing requirements in the Australian Consumer Law. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Competition and Consumer Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Competition and Consumer Act 2010
    to: prohibit the private disclosure of pricing information to a competitor; prohibit disclosure of that or other information if the disclosure is made to substantially lessen competition; provide that the prohibitions only apply to goods and services prescribed by regulations; provide exceptions to the prohibitions; and extend existing authorisation and notification regimes to enable businesses to obtain immunity from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission from the prohibitions where a public net benefit results. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Compensation Measures Legislation Amendment (Rent Assistance Increase) Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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