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  • Corporations and Financial Sector Legislation Amendment Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Payments Systems and Netting Act 1998
    to provide that client positions and associated collateral of a defaulting participant in a clearing facility may be ported to another solvent participant despite legislative impediments;
    Corporations Act 2001
    to: enable the Australian Securities Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) to determine how often they assess compliance by particular Australian market licence and clearing and settlement facility licence holders with their legal obligations; and make consequential amendments;
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    to: extend the powers of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services to inquire into and report on the operation of any foreign business law which may affect the operation of the corporations law; require ASIC to report annually on the use of its information gathering powers and on additional information if required by the minister; and make consequential amendments;
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    and
    Mutual Assistance in Business Regulation Act 1992
    to authorise ASIC to disclose protected information to international business regulators;
    Reserve Bank 1959
    to enable the RBA to disclose protected information to external persons and bodies; and
    Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011
    and
    Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011
    to enable the Clean Energy Regulator to share protected information with licensed and prescribed trade repositories. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Court Security (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Court Security Bill 2013, the bill amends the
    Public Order (Protection of Persons and Property) Act 1971
    to remove provisions which overlap with the proposed
    Court Security Act 2013

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Court Security Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Court Security (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2013, the bill enables all federal courts, the Family Court of Western Australia and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal to manage security issues by: allowing them to appoint persons as security officers and authorised court officers; prescribing powers that security officers are able to exercise; prescribing offences; enabling judicial officers of court exercising family law jurisdiction to make restraining or protective type orders in certain circumstances; providing for immunity from suit of security officers; providing for compensation for damage to certain devices or data; and enabling the delegation of certain powers and functions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs and AusCheck Legislation Amendment (Organised Crime and Other Measures) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Customs Act 1901
    to: place obligations on cargo terminal operators and handlers that load and unload cargo; create new offences for using information from the Integrated Cargo System to aid a criminal organisation; enable the Chief Executive Officer of the Customs and Border Protection Service to consider the refusal, suspension or cancellation of aviation and maritime security identification cards; align aspects of the customs broker licensing scheme with that of depots and warehouses; and adjust controls and sanctions;
    AusCheck Act 2007
    to enable the secretary to suspend, or suspend processing of an application for, an aviation or maritime security identification card; and
    Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006
    to provide that the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Deputy President and Chair of Committees of the Senate are eligible for appointment to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs Tariff Amendment (Incorporation of Proposals) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    to incorporate five technical alterations into the customs tariff that were contained in Customs Tariff Proposal (No. 1) 2013. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    School Education, Early Childhood and Youth 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to provide additional funding for the period 1 January 2012 to 30 June 2014 for: the School Nutrition Program and the Additional Teachers initiative under the Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory National Partnership; and the Achieving Results Through Indigenous Education project to be administered through the Sporting Chance program. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Measurement Amendment Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry and Innovation 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Measurement Act 1960
    in relation to: the powers of trade measurement inspectors to issue a notice to remedy, to investigate potential breaches in public areas of business premises and to give directions to controllers of business vehicles; offences relating to the use and repair of measuring instruments; the extent to which the definition of ‘use for trade’ applies to the determination of fuel tax credits; and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Compliance Measures No. 2) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Resources and Energy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006
    in relation to the offshore petroleum regulatory regime to: implement enforcement mechanisms including infringement notices, daily penalties for continuing offences and civil penalty provisions, injunctions and adverse publicity orders; enable National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority inspectors to issue environmental prohibition and improvement notices to require petroleum titleholders to remove significant threats to the environment and provide for publication of these notices; provide for an express polluter pays obligation and an associated third party cost recovery mechanism; clarify insurance requirements to ensure that maintenance of sufficient financial assurance is compulsory without a direction being given; and make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security Legislation Amendment (Disaster Recovery Allowance) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Emergency Management 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to create the Disaster Recovery Allowance to provide short-term income support to individuals with a demonstrated loss of income following a major on-shore disaster; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    to provide that the allowance is subject to the Beneficiary Tax Off-Set scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Statute Law Revision Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends: 39 Acts to correct technical errors and misdescribed or redundant amendments and modernise language; the
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983
    ,
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    and
    Inspector-General of Taxation Act 2003
    to repeal provisions relating to redundant acting appointments; the
    Fisheries Levy Act 1984
    and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    to prescribe matters by reference to other instruments; 43 Acts to make amendments consequential on amendments to the
    Acts Interpretation Act 1901
    and the enactment of the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    ; and 22 Acts to repeal spent and obsolete provisions. Also repeals the
    Air Passenger Ticket Levy (Collection) Act 2001
    and
    Air Passenger Ticket Levy (Imposition) Act 2001

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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