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  • 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

  • Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Pre-poll Voting 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
    to provide that: pre-poll votes cast in an elector’s home division can be cast and counted as ordinary votes; the Australian Electoral Commission may process enrolment transactions outside the division for which the person is enrolling; and electors can update their enrolment details electronically; and
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to restrict the number of candidates that can be endorsed by a political party in each division. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs Tariff Amendment (Aviation Fuel) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Excise Tariff Amendment (Aviation Fuel) Bill 2010, the bill amends the
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    to increase the customs duty rate applying to aviation fuel to 3.556 cents per litre from 1 July 2010. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Excise Tariff Amendment (Aviation Fuel) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Customs Tariff Amendment (Aviation Fuel) Bill 2010, the bill amends the
    Excise Tariff Act 1921
    to increase the excise duty rate applying to aviation fuel to 3.556 cents per litre from 1 July 2010. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Monetary Agreements Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Monetary Agreements Act 1947
    to enable the Commonwealth to make loans to the International Monetary Fund in the event of calls under the amended New Arrangements to Borrow. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian National Preventive Health Agency Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Establishes the Australian National Preventive Health Agency as a statutory body and provides for: the terms and conditions of employment, functions and powers of the Chief Executive Officer; staff and consultants; committees; strategic and annual operational plans; finance and reporting requirements; and grants by the agency. Also establishes the Australian National Preventive Health Agency Advisory Council and provides for: the terms and conditions of appointment of members to the Council; and meeting procedures. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 [2011]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991
    to: create three offences and penalties; and increase penalties for a number of existing offences; and
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    and
    Commonwealth Places (Application of Laws) Act 1970
    in relation to the powers of Australian Federal Police members to investigate offences committed at certain airports. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Carer Recognition Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Establishes the Statement for Australia’s Carers and places obligations on public sector agencies and associated providers in relation to the statement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporations Amendment (No. 1) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    to permit the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to apply for a search warrant without issuing a notice to produce the material sought;
    Corporations Act 2001
    to: require persons to state the purpose for which they require a copy of a register of members of a company or registered scheme; provide that a register maintained on a computer should be inspected on a computer; enable the regulations to prescribe the formats in which a copy of a register should be provided; provide that an unsolicited offer made to purchase financial products off-market must remain open for at least one month from the date of offer; and increase the maximum penalties for insider trading and market manipulation offences; and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to enable an interception agency to apply for telecommunications interception warrants when investigating insider trading and market manipulation offences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporations Amendment (Sons of Gwalia) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Corporations Act 2001
    to reverse the effect of the High Court decision in
    Sons of Gwalia Ltd v Margaretic
    (2007) 232 ALR 232, relating to the rights of persons bringing claims for damages in relation to shareholdings. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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