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  • Acts Interpretation Amendment (Court Procedures) Bill 2003

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    Date
    05 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Acts Interpretation Act 1901
    to insert a provision to make it clear that a reference in Commonwealth legislation to a summons, information or complaint, or other current forms of initiating proceedings, includes all relevant methods of initiating proceedings even if States or Territories change their procedures or terminology. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Acts Interpretation Amendment (Legislative Instruments) Bill 2005

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    Date
    23 Jun 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Acts Interpretation Act 1901
    to: clarify the particular meaning of the term “legislative instrument”; make some consequential amendments; and clarify the application of certain provisions and the meaning of certain terms in relation to disallowable non-legislative instruments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 1998

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    Date
    12 Nov 1998 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 2011

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    Date
    12 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Acts Interpretation Act 1901
    to restructure the Act by: co-locating and listing alphabetically definitions; ensuring powers in relation to instruments apply to all types of instruments; enabling section 19B and 19BA Orders to apply retrospectively; providing that an action by a minister other than a minister authorised to perform that action is not invalid merely on that basis; clarifying actions done by a person purporting to act under an appointment; providing that everything in an Act should be considered part of the Act; and modernising concepts; the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    in relation to the construction of legislative instruments; and 248 Acts to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Adelaide Airport Curfew Bill 2000

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    Date
    22 Mar 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Sponsor
     

    Bill

  • Administrative Appeals Tribunal Amendment Bill 2005

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    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
    to reform the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT), particularly in relation to: AAT procedures; removal of restrictions on the constitution of the AAT for particular hearings; increased powers for ordinary members; role of the Federal Court; and removal of provisions for tenured appointments. Also makes consequential and related amendments to 18 other Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Age Discrimination (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2004

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    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Age Discrimination Bill 2003, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986
    ,
    Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986
    ,
    Sea Installations Act 1987
    and
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    . Also makes amendments consequential on the proposed
    Australian Human Rights Commission Legislation Act 2003
    to the proposed
    Age Discrimination Act 2003
    ,
    Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986
    ,
    Disability Discrimination Act 1992
    ,
    Racial Discrimination Act 1975
    and
    Sex Discrimination Act 1984

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Age Discrimination Amendment Bill 2006

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    Date
    29 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Age Discrimination Act 2004
    to: provide exemptions for certain Commonwealth Acts and regulations following expiry on 23 June 2006 of the temporary exemption which provided an exemption for all Commonwealth Acts and regulations for 2 years; provide exemptions for certain other legislative instruments, schemes and programs; clarify the application of some existing exemptions; and repeal an exemption for certain regulations no longer in force. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Age Discrimination Bill 2004

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    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Age Discrimination (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2003, the bill prohibits age discrimination in key areas such as employment, education, access to premises and to goods, services and facilities, provision of accommodation, land dealings, and administration of Commonwealth laws and programs, whilst exempting legitimate differential treatment in areas such as superannuation, taxation, health, social security and migration. Also confers related functions on the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission and contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Aged Care (Bond Security) Amendment Bill 2013

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    Date
    13 Mar 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of five bills in relation to the Living Longer Living Better aged care package, the bill amends the
    Aged Care (Bond Security) Act 2006
    to: amend the long and short titles of the Act; and extend the Accommodation Bond Guarantee Scheme to refundable accommodation deposits and refundable accommodation contributions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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