Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Finance and Deregulation 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986
  to clarify the body corporate status of the Australian Human Rights Commission under the
Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
;
Australian Law Reform Commission Act 1996
  to enable the Australian Law Reform Commission to become a prescribed agency under the
Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
  and a statutory agency for the purposes of the
Public Service Act 1999
;
Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989
  to include references to general policy orders;
Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980
  to rename the corporation as Wine Australia Corporation;
Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
  in relation to: annual reports of Commonwealth authorities; notification of significant events; delegation power of the Finance Minister; references; interjurisdictional authorities; bodies corporate reporting requirements; procurement directions; general policy orders; and ministerial delegations of powers and functions;
Competition and Consumer Act 2010
  to clarify the body corporate status of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission under the
Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
;
Criminology Research Act 1971
  to merge the Criminology Research Council with the Australian Institute of Criminology;
Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
  in relation to: a ministerial requirement to inform Parliament of involvement in a company by their department, agencies and bodies corporate; and regulations to prescribe an agency as an interjurisdictional agency;
National Transport Commission Act 2003
  to provide that the
Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
  applies to the commission; and
Parliamentary Service Act 1999
  to clarify that the appropriation authority for certain payments is contained in the relevant Appropriation Act. Also: repeals six Acts and provisions of 11 other Acts to remove redundant special appropriations and other outdated references; and makes amendments consequential to the amendments to the
Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980

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Progress

House of Representatives
30 Sep 2010Introduced and read a first time
30 Sep 2010Second reading moved
25 Nov 2010Second reading debate
25 Nov 2010Second reading agreed to
25 Nov 2010Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
25 Nov 2010Third reading agreed to
Senate
26 Nov 2010Introduced and read a first time
26 Nov 2010Second reading moved
26 Nov 2010Second reading debate
26 Nov 2010Second reading agreed to
26 Nov 2010Third reading agreed to


26 Nov 2010Text of bill as passed both Houses
17 Dec 2010Assent

Act no.: 148

Year: 2010

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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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