Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 4) 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Finance and Deregulation
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
to replace references to ‘Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines’ with ‘guidelines in relation to procurement’;
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
to enable the Director of National Parks to enter into contracts with a threshold of $1 million without seeking the minister’s approval;
Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989
to establish a special appropriation for the purpose of making remissions or refunds of import levies and manufacture levies, including those related to synthetic greenhouse gas management equipment;
Papua New Guinea (Staffing Assistance) Act 1973
to establish a framework for dealing with overpayments, and to address instances where payments are made from an appropriation to recipients, that are not, in practice, consistent with the requirements or preconditions imposed by the Act and risk breaching section 83 of the Constitution; and
Public Accounts and Audit Committee Act 1951
to reflect gender neutral terms.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29 Nov 2012
Second reading moved 29 Nov 2012
Referred to Federation Chamber 05 Feb 2013
Second reading debate 06 Feb 2013
Second reading agreed to 06 Feb 2013
Reported from Federation Chamber 06 Feb 2013
Third reading agreed to 06 Feb 2013
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07 Feb 2013
Second reading moved 07 Feb 2013
Second reading debate 28 Feb 2013
Second reading agreed to 28 Feb 2013
Third reading agreed to 28 Feb 2013
Text of bill as passed both Houses 28 Feb 2013
Assent
  • Act no.: 8
  • Year: 2013
14 Mar 2013

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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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.
  • 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

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Schedules of amendments

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