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  • Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 [2011]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Crime Commission Act 2002
    and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to: align the dismissal powers of the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) Chief Executive Officer to deal with serious misconduct and corruption with those of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner;
    Australian Crime Commission Act 2002
    to enable the ACC to appoint part-time examiners;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to: extend searches conducted under warrant powers that apply in relation to premises to searches in relation to persons; provide when certain seized documents must be returned; provide for orders for things seized and documents produced; and provide police with a standing power to take fingerprints and photographs of arrested persons; and
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    to enable the AFP Commissioner to authorise payments to AFP appointees in special circumstances. Also provides for an independent review after a two-year period of the ACC’s dismissal powers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Security of Defence Premises) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Defence Act 1903
    to: provide that certain members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) may use reasonable and necessary force in the event of an attack on ADF premises; establish a statutory regime of search and seizure powers to operate at ADF premises; update and relocate the trespass offence and related arrest power; authorise the ADF to use overt optical surveillance to monitor the security of ADF premises; and require the disclosure of information captured by such devices to law enforcement agencies and public prosecution authorities; and
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    and
    Defence Act 1903
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Budget Measures) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment Participation and Childcare 
    Summary
    Amends the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    to set the annual child care rebate limit at $7500 for four income years from 1 July 2010. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fisheries Administration Act 1991
    ,
    Fishing Levy Act 1991
    and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    in relation to the Australian Fisheries Management Authority by: making co-management arrangements with stakeholders in Commonwealth fisheries; administering the regulatory regime; restructuring management advisory committees; and charging agencies for certain services. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Higher Education Legislation Amendment (Student Services and Amenities) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    to: allow higher education providers to impose an annual capped compulsory student services and amenities fee of $250 from 1 January 2011; establish the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP): Services and Amenities-HELP (SA-HELP) to enable eligible students to access a loan for the fee; and require higher education providers that receive funding for student places under the Commonwealth Grants Scheme to implement National Access to Services Benchmarks. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Tax Agreements Act 1953
    to give legislative effect to the
    Second Protocol amending the Agreement between the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia and the Government of the Republic of Singapore for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income
    as amended by the Protocol of 16 October 1989. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Identity Crimes and Other Measures) Bill 2010 [2011]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: insert three identity crime offences in relation to identification information; and allow a victim of identity crime to obtain a certificate which may assist in re-establishing their credit history;
    Crimes Act 1914
    in relation to the administration of justice offences and makes consequential amendments to eight other Acts;
    Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983
    to: allow for the delegation of functions and powers to facilitate joint trial arrangements; and provide legal immunity for persons carrying out functions and duties under the Act;
    Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006
    in relation to certain written notices and the disclosure of sensitive information held by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre;
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    to: enable the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to use alcohol screening as a preliminary test for all random, targeted investigation and certain incident alcohol testing; and allow the Commissioner to confer awards on other AFP employees; and Judiciary Act 1903 to repeal redundant provisions in relation to eligibility to practice law in the territories. Also makes miscellaneous amendments to the
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    ,
    Crimes Act 1914
    ,
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    and
    Privacy Act 1988

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    National Health Act 1953
    in relation to: pricing arrangements for certain medicines listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme; price disclosure arrangements; and the collection of under co-payment data; and
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    and
    Medicare Australia Act 1973
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Health and Hospitals Network Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Establishes the Australian Commission for Safety and Quality in Health Care as an independent statutory body and provides for: the functions and powers of the commission; appointment of members to the board of the commission; procedures of the board; the terms and conditions of employment, functions and powers of the Chief Executive Officer; staff and consultants; committees; and reporting and planning obligations of the commission. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Measurement Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Measurement Act 1960
    to: narrow the circumstances in which some offence provisions may apply; provide for a new offence about letting for hire or loan unverified measuring instruments; replace monetary penalties with penalty units; provide for the Chief Metrologist to determine various technical standards and procedures; and make minor and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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