Financial Transaction Reports Amendment (Transitional Arrangements) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Home Affairs 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Financial Transactions Reports Act 1988
  to facilitate the transition to regulation under the
Anti-Money Laundering and Counter- Terrorism Financing Act 2006
  to: authorise certain cash dealers to continue reporting suspicious transactions, international funds transfer instructions and significant cash transactions to the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC); authorise solicitors, solicitor corporations and partnerships of solicitors to continue to provide AUSTRAC with cash transaction reports; and authorise certain cash dealers to enter transactions into their exemption register until 11 March 2010. 

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House of Representatives
18 Sep 2008Introduced and read a first time
18 Sep 2008Second reading moved
13 Oct 2008Second reading debate
13 Oct 2008Second reading agreed to
13 Oct 2008Third reading agreed to
Senate
14 Oct 2008Introduced and read a first time
14 Oct 2008Second reading moved
13 Nov 2008Second reading debate
13 Nov 2008Second reading agreed to
13 Nov 2008Third reading agreed to


13 Nov 2008Text of bill as passed both Houses
25 Nov 2008Assent

Act no.: 124

Year: 2008

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  • 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.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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