Extension of Charitable Purpose Bill 2004

Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Provides a statutory extension to the common law meaning of “charity” for the purposes of all Commonwealth legislation. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
27 May 2004Introduced and read a first time
27 May 2004Second reading moved
16 Jun 2004Second reading agreed to
16 Jun 2004Third reading agreed to
Senate
16 Jun 2004Introduced and read a first time
16 Jun 2004Second reading moved
22 Jun 2004Second reading debate
23 Jun 2004Second reading agreed to
23 Jun 2004Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
23 Jun 2004Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
24 Jun 2004Consideration of Senate message

Details: House disagreed to Senate amendment
Senate
25 Jun 2004Consideration of House of Reps message

Details: Senate did not insist on its amendment


30 Jun 2004Assent

Act no.: 107

Year: 2004

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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