Tax Laws Amendment (Confidentiality of Taxpayer Information) Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
The bill: amends the
Taxation Administration Act 1953
  to establish a framework to protect the confidentiality of taxpayer information by placing a general prohibition on the disclosure of taxpayer information except in certain specified circumstances; makes consequential amendments to 38 other Acts; contains a regulation making power; and repeals the
A New Tax System (Bonuses for Older Australians) Act 1999

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Progress

House of Representatives
29 Sep 2010Introduced and read a first time
29 Sep 2010Second reading moved
18 Oct 2010Second reading debate
22 Nov 2010Second reading debate
22 Nov 2010Second reading agreed to
22 Nov 2010Third reading agreed to
Senate
23 Nov 2010Introduced and read a first time
23 Nov 2010Second reading moved
26 Nov 2010Second reading debate
26 Nov 2010Second reading agreed to
26 Nov 2010Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 9 Opposition agreed to
26 Nov 2010Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
29 Nov 2010Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments


29 Nov 2010Text of bill as passed both Houses
16 Dec 2010Assent

Act no.: 145

Year: 2010

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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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