Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2011

Finance and Deregulation 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Amends the:
Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
  to move the details for corporate plans of a government business enterprise into the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Regulations 1997;
Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
  to: provide for sunsetting and disallowance arrangements of various legislative instruments; provide that Chief Executive’s instructions are not legislative instruments; and clarify that the external auditor of a Financial Management and Accountability Act agency is the Auditor-General;
Legislative Instruments Act 2003
  to make consequential amendments;
Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999
Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
Science and Industry Research Act 1949
  to make technical amendments;
Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008
  to expand the circumstances in which amounts can be credited to the Wheat Exports Australia Special Account; and
Wine Australia Corporation Act 1980
  to provide: when the Wine Australia Corporation must provide an annual operation plan to the responsible minister; and that members are appointed to the Geographical Indications Committee for no longer than three years. 

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House of Representatives
02 Jun 2011Introduced and read a first time
02 Jun 2011Second reading moved
20 Jun 2011Referred to Main Committee
23 Jun 2011Second reading debate
23 Jun 2011Second reading agreed to
23 Jun 2011Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
23 Jun 2011Reported from Main Committee
23 Jun 2011Third reading agreed to
04 Jul 2011Introduced and read a first time
04 Jul 2011Second reading moved
07 Jul 2011Second reading debate
07 Jul 2011Second reading agreed to
07 Jul 2011Committee of the Whole debate
07 Jul 2011Third reading agreed to

07 Jul 2011Text of bill as passed both Houses
04 Aug 2011Assent

Act no.: 89

Year: 2011

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