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  • Customs Amendment (Fees and Charges) Bill 2015

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    Date
    16 Sep 2015 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Border Protection 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to implement certain recommendations from the Joint Review of Border Fees, Charges and Taxes, the bill amends the
    Customs Act 1901
    to: amend the amount of warehoused goods declaration fee payable; provide for the circumstances in which warehouse licence application charges, warehouse licence variation charges and warehouse licence grant and renewal charges are payable; provide for the circumstances in which customs broker licence application charges and customs broker licence grant and renewal charges are payable; and enable the charging of fees for service in respect of matters under the Act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs Depot Licensing Charges Amendment Bill 2015

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    Date
    16 Sep 2015 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Border Protection 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to implement certain recommendations from the Joint Review of Border Fees, Charges and Taxes, the bill amends the
    Customs Depot Licensing Charges Act 1997
    to: amend the short title of the Act to the
    Customs Licensing Charges Act 1997
    ; amend the long title of the Act; impose charges on the processing of applications for warehouse licences, customs broker licences and variations to warehouse licences; and consolidate existing charges payable in relation to warehouse licences and customs broker licences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs Tariff Amendment (China-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2015

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Sep 2015 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Border Protection 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Customs Amendment (China-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2015 to give effect to Australia’s obligations under Chapter 3 of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, the bill amends the
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    to: provide free rates of customs duty for most goods that are Chinese originating goods; maintain customs duty rates for certain Chinese originating goods; phase the preferential rates of customs duty for certain China originating goods to zero by the fifth year of phasing; and provide for the preferential and phasing rates of duty and maintain excise-equivalent rates of duty on certain alcohol, tobacco and petroleum products. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Import Processing Charges Amendment Bill 2015

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Sep 2015 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Border Protection 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to implement certain recommendations from the Joint Review of Border Fees, Charges and Taxes, the bill amends the
    Import Processing Charges Act 2001
    to: increase the import processing charges imposed on import and warehouse declarations; remove the price differential between charges for sea cargo, air cargo and postal import declarations and warehouse declarations; and introduce a consistent price differential between electronically and manually lodged import declarations. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Charging for a Migration Outcome) Bill 2015

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Sep 2015 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Border Protection 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to: establish a criminal and civil penalty regime to make it unlawful for a person to give or receive a benefit in return for a migration outcome in relation to certain skilled work visa programs; and enable visa cancellation to be considered where the visa holder has engaged in such conduct. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cost of Living Concession) Bill 2015

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Sep 2015 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Social Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to exclude the cost of living concession payment made by the South Australian Government from being assessed as income under the social security and veterans’ affairs income tests. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Services Legislation Amendment (Low Income Supplement) Bill 2015

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Sep 2015 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Social Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to cease the low income supplement from 1 July 2017; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Services Legislation Amendment (No Jab, No Pay) Bill 2015

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Sep 2015 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Social Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    to: ensure children fully meet immunisation requirements for payment of child care benefit, child care rebate or the family tax benefit Part A supplement; and extend the immunisation requirements to include children of all ages. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Combating Multinational Tax Avoidance) Bill 2015

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Sep 2015 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: provide for a standard and centralised set of concepts to determine whether an entity is a ‘significant global entity’; and introduce new standards for transfer pricing documentation and country-by-country reporting by significant global entities;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    to negate certain tax avoidance schemes used by multinational entities to artificially avoid the attribution of profits to a permanent establishment in Australia; and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to: increase the penalties imposed on significant global entities that enter into tax avoidance or profit shifting schemes; and make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Immunisation Register (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2015

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Sep 2015 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Australian Immunisation Register Bill 2015, the bill amends: eight Acts to make amendments consequential on the establishment of the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register; the proposed
    Australian Immunisation Register Act 2015
    and
    Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010
    to expand the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register to become the Australian Immunisation Register which will record details of vaccinations given to all individuals; and the proposed
    Australian Immunisation Register Act 2015
    and
    National Health Act 1953
    to expand the National Human Papilloma virus Vaccination Program Register to become the Australian School Vaccination Register. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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