Public Governance and Resources Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Finance
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
44
Summary
Amends: the
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
(PGPA Act) to: remove ambiguities in relation to governance arrangements; support the administration of goods and services tax obligations by non-corporate Commonwealth entities; clarify provisions in relation to reporting periods and the description of corporate plans; and streamline the administration of the transfer of functions between non-corporate Commonwealth entities; the
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2014
to further clarify arrangements in relation to the implementation of the resource management framework under the PGPA Act; the
Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011
and
Climate Change Authority Act 2011
to: provide that the Clean Energy Regulator and the Climate Change Authority are not bodies corporate and do not have a separate legal identity from the Commonwealth; and list the relevant roles, membership, functions and powers of each entity for the purposes of the PGPA Act; 22 Acts to make consequential amendments; and 11 Acts in relation to various Commonwealth entities to clarify obligations, roles and responsibilities, and financial arrangements.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12 Feb 2015
Second reading moved 12 Feb 2015
Second reading debate 17 Mar 2015
Second reading debate 24 Mar 2015
Second reading agreed to 24 Mar 2015
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 8 Government agreed to
24 Mar 2015
Third reading agreed to 24 Mar 2015
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25 Mar 2015
Second reading moved 25 Mar 2015
Second reading debate 26 Mar 2015
Second reading agreed to 26 Mar 2015
Third reading agreed to 26 Mar 2015
Finally passed both Houses 26 Mar 2015
Assent
  • Act no.: 36
  • Year: 2015
13 Apr 2015

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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.

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