Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 3) 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Finance and Deregulation
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43

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Summary

Responds to the High Court’s decision in Williams v Commonwealth [2012] HCA 23 by amending the: Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 (FMA Act) to empower the Commonwealth, where authority does not otherwise exist, to make, vary or administer arrangements under which public money is or may become payable, or to make grants of financial assistance, including payments or grants for the purposes of particular programs, where those arrangements or grants are specified in regulations; Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 to clarify that decisions made under these provisions of the FMA Act are not subject to judicial review; and Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997 to specify, for the purposes of these provisions of the FMA Act, arrangements, grants and programs.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26 Jun 2012
Second reading moved 26 Jun 2012
Second reading debate 26 Jun 2012
Second reading agreed to 26 Jun 2012
Third reading agreed to 26 Jun 2012
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27 Jun 2012
Second reading moved 27 Jun 2012
Second reading debate 27 Jun 2012
Second reading agreed to 27 Jun 2012
Committee of the Whole debate 27 Jun 2012
Third reading agreed to 27 Jun 2012
Assent
  • Act no.: 77
  • Year: 2012
28 Jun 2012

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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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.