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  • Evidence Amendment (Journalists’ Privilege) Bill 2011

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    Date
    18 Oct 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Sponsor
    WILKIE, Andrew, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Evidence Act 1995
    to extend protection to confidential communications between journalists and their sources by: presuming the communication is not subject to disclosure unless established as necessary or that public interest concerns outweigh the disclosure; and extending this privilege to all professional confidential relationships and to all prosecutions for Commonwealth offences heard in all Australian courts; and
    Family Law Act 1975
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Evidence Amendment Bill 2008

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    Date
    28 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Implements recommendations made by the Australian Law Reform Commission, New South Wales Reform Commission and Victorian Law Reform Commission in their report into the operation of the uniform Evidence Acts (Uniform Evidence Law) by amending the:
    Evidence Act 1995
    to implement model evidence provisions in relation to hearsay and opinion rules, the admissibility of expert evidence, admissions in criminal proceedings, coincidence evidence, credibility of witnesses, compellability provisions in relation to same-sex couples, advance rulings on evidentiary issues, warnings and directions to the jury, and the manner and form of questioning witnesses, and make consequential amendments and update certain cross references;
    Amendments Incorporation Act 1905
    to: amend the long title of the Act and rename it as the
    Acts Publication Act 1905
    ; provide for certain printed and electronic versions of Acts to be taken, unless the contrary is proven, to be an accurate record of those Acts; and provide that printed compilations of Acts include amendments by either Acts or legislative instruments. Also makes consequential amendments to four other Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Excise Amendment (Alcoholic Beverages) Bill 2000

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    Date
    06 Apr 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Excise Amendment (Compliance Improvement) Bill 2000

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    Date
    21 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Excise Amendment (Reducing Business Compliance Burden) Bill 2011

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    Date
    23 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Customs Amendment (Reducing Business Compliance Burden) Bill 2011, the bill amends the
    Excise Act 1901
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: permit small business entities and certain other persons to defer the settlement of excise duties from a weekly to a monthly cycle; and clarify administrative arrangements for periodic settlement permissions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Excise and Other Legislation Amendment (Compliance Measures) Bill 2004

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    Date
    25 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Excise Act 1901
    to relation to: delivery of excisable goods for exportation; movement of tobacco seed and plants; disposal of certain seized forfeited goods and use of evidentiary certificates in relation to those goods; and disclosure of information about excise licences and permissions in certain circumstances; and the
    Customs Act 1901
    in relation to exportation of excisable goods; and make consequential amendments. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Excise Laws Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

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    Date
    26 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Excise Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2002, the bill amends the:
    Excise Act 1901
    to: enable excise to be charged on the higher of the labelled alcohol content or the actual alcohol content of alcoholic beverages; and allow the Commission of Taxation to determine rules for working out the percentage by volume of alcohol in beverages; and
    Distillation Act 1901
    and
    Spirits Act 1906
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Excise Legislation Amendment (Condensate) Bill 2008

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    Date
    15 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Excise Tariff Amendment (Condensate) Bill 2008, the bill amends the:
    Petroleum Excise (Prices) Act 1987
    to ensure the method for determining the price of condensate (to calculate the excise payable) is the same as that used to determine the price of stabilised crude petroleum oil; and
    Excise Act 1901
    and
    Petroleum Revenue Act 1985
    to ensure condensate is treated consistently to stabilised crude petroleum oil for the purposes of the excise. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Excise Legislation Amendment (Condensate) Bill 2011

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    Date
    06 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Excise Tariff Amendment (Condensate) Bill 2011, the bill amends the
    Petroleum Excise (Prices) Act 1987
    to: clarify that failure to provide petroleum producers with written notification of a Volume Weighted Average of Realised (VOLWARE) price determination does not affect the making of the determination; and provide that producers may seek a review within 28 days of receiving written notice of a final VOLWARE price determination. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Excise Tariff Amendment (2009 Measures No. 1) Bill 2009

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    Date
    11 Feb 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Customs Tariff Amendment (2009 Measures No. 1) Bill 2009, the bill amends the
    Excise Tariff Act 1921
    to increase the excise duty rate applying to certain alcoholic beverages (‘alcopops’) from $39.36 to $66.67 per litre of alcohol content. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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