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  • Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Resources and Energy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006
    in relation to: functions of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety Authority; multiple titleholders of petroleum titles; strict liability offences; occupational health and safety duties of titleholders; and transitional and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Amendment Bill 2010

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    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989
    in relation to: establishing a civil penalties regime; powers of inspectors; evidential material procedures; funding from the Ozone Protection and SGG Account; phasing out of hydrochlorofluorocarbon using equipment in Australia; and technical and administrative changes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment Bill 2010

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    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999
    to increase the cap on the research and development component of the laying chickens levy from 10 cents to 30 cents per laying chicken. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Service and Execution of Process Amendment (Interstate Fine Enforcement) Bill 2010

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    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Service and Execution of Process Act 1992
    to enable states and territories to enforce interstate fines according to the laws of their own jurisdiction; and
    Service and Execution of Process Act 1992
    and
    Transfer of Prisoners Act 1983
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Act 1999
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    in relation to the transfer of unclaimed superannuation monies from states and territories to the Commissioner of Taxation;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
    to provide transitional relief from income tax deductibility of total and permanent disability insurance premiums paid by superannuation funds;
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    in relation to superannuation and relationship breakdowns;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Measures No. 6) Act 2010
    in relation to deduction notices for successor funds;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    in relation to: deductible employer contributions for former employees; excess contributions tax assessments; and treatment of untaxed elements of public sector defined benefit schemes;
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to clarify the due date of the shortfall interest charge for excess contributions tax; and
    Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Act 1999
    to change references to the Immigration Secretary and Immigration Department. Also makes consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2010 Measures No. 4) Bill 2010

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    Date
    29 Sep 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 certain third party payment adjustments;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    in relation to: the capital gains tax (CGT) treatment of water entitlements and termination fees; foreign currency gains and losses; certain takeovers and mergers qualifying for CGT scrip for scrip rollover; and the list of deductible gift recipients;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Tax Laws Amendment (2010 Measures No. 1) Act 2010
    and
    Tax Laws Amendment (Taxation of Financial Arrangements) Act 2009
    in relation to: taxation of financial arrangements; and debt/equity rules;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    to: increase the threshold above which a taxpayer may claim the net medical expenses tax offset; and commence annually indexing the threshold to the Consumer Price Index; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
    to extend access to tax deductible donations to all volunteer based emergency services, including volunteer fire brigades. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Confidentiality of Taxpayer Information) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    The bill: amends the
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to establish a framework to protect the confidentiality of taxpayer information by placing a general prohibition on the disclosure of taxpayer information except in certain specified circumstances; makes consequential amendments to 38 other Acts; contains a regulation making power; and repeals the
    A New Tax System (Bonuses for Older Australians) Act 1999

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Territories Law Reform Bill 2010

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    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    In response to recommendations of the Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories report
    Quis custodiet ipsos Custodes?: Inquiry into Governance on Norfolk Island
    , the bill amends: the
    Norfolk Island Act 1979
    in relation to: the voting system for the Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly; when elections are held; the process for selecting a Chief Minister and Ministers; advice provided to the Administrator when assenting to bills; the role of the Governor-General and Minister responsible for Territories in processing legislation; and the implementation of a contemporary financial management framework; six Acts in relation to the review of administrative actions; 10 Acts to make consequential amendments; and the
    Christmas Island Act 1958
    and
    Cocos (Keeling) Islands Act 1955
    to provide a vesting mechanism for powers and functions under Western Australian laws in these territories. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Territories Self-Government Legislation Amendment (Disallowance and Amendment of Laws) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988
    to remove the Governor-General’s power to to disallow or recommend amendments of any enactments made by the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly; and
    Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978
    to remove the Governor-General’s power to to disallow or recommend amendments of any laws made by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tradex Scheme Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Tradex Scheme Act 1999
    to: provide that partnerships are eligible to apply for a tradex order; and remove transitional arrangements relating to the Texco Scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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