Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land Amendment (Water) Bill 2016

Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends the: Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land Act 2015 to establish a Register of Foreign Ownership of Water Entitlements to be administered by the Commissioner of Taxation; and amend the short title of the Act to the Register of Foreign Ownership of Water or Agricultural Land Act 2015; Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 to facilitate the administration of the rules in relation to foreign investment in residential real estate; and Taxation Administration Act 1953 to enable the disclosure of certain information.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12 Oct 2016
Second reading moved 12 Oct 2016
Second reading debate 07 Nov 2016
Second reading agreed to 07 Nov 2016
Third reading agreed to 07 Nov 2016
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 08 Nov 2016
Second reading moved 08 Nov 2016
Second reading debate 01 Dec 2016
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Liberal Democratic Party agreed to
01 Dec 2016
Third reading agreed to 01 Dec 2016
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
01 Dec 2016
Finally passed both Houses 01 Dec 2016
Assent
  • Act no: 96
  • Year: 2016
07 Dec 2016

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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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.
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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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Schedules of amendments

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