Corporations and Financial Sector Legislation Amendment Bill 2013

Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Payments Systems and Netting Act 1998
  to provide that client positions and associated collateral of a defaulting participant in a clearing facility may be ported to another solvent participant despite legislative impediments;
Corporations Act 2001
  to: enable the Australian Securities Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) to determine how often they assess compliance by particular Australian market licence and clearing and settlement facility licence holders with their legal obligations; and make consequential amendments;
Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
  to: extend the powers of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services to inquire into and report on the operation of any foreign business law which may affect the operation of the corporations law; require ASIC to report annually on the use of its information gathering powers and on additional information if required by the minister; and make consequential amendments;
Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
  and
Mutual Assistance in Business Regulation Act 1992
  to authorise ASIC to disclose protected information to international business regulators;
Reserve Bank 1959
  to enable the RBA to disclose protected information to external persons and bodies; and
Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011
  and
Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011
  to enable the Clean Energy Regulator to share protected information with licensed and prescribed trade repositories. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
20 Mar 2013Introduced and read a first time
20 Mar 2013Second reading moved
28 May 2013Referred to Federation Chamber
28 May 2013Second reading debate
28 May 2013Second reading agreed to
28 May 2013Reported from Federation Chamber
28 May 2013Third reading agreed to
Senate
17 Jun 2013Introduced and read a first time
17 Jun 2013Second reading moved
20 Jun 2013Second reading debate
20 Jun 2013Second reading agreed to
20 Jun 2013Third reading agreed to


20 Jun 2013Text of bill as passed both Houses
21 Jun 2013Assent

Act no.: 59

Year: 2013

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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.
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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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