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  • Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Simplifying Regulation and Review) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the financial sector regulation law to: implement recommendations of the Taskforce on Reducing Regulation Burdens on Business to streamline and simplify prudential regulation; provide more equitable financial assistance to superannuation funds who have suffered loss as a result of fraud or theft; abolish the Special Protection Account; consolidate and rationalise prudential reporting requirements in the superannuation industry; close a regulatory gap for reporting contraventions of the market conduct and disclosure provisions in the
    Corporations Act 2001
    ; and makes technical amendments consequential on the enactment of the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendment (Further 2007 Budget Measures) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the family assistance and taxation laws in relation to: the pension bonus scheme; the assurance of support scheme for migrants; crisis payments to qualifying humanitarian visa entrants; the threshold for funeral investments exempt from the income and assets test; and extending the payment of multiple birth allowance to children under 16 years of age and to children who are undertaking full-time study until they turn 18. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendment (Child Care and Other 2007 Budget Measures) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    31 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the family assistance law to: increase the rate of child care benefits payable from 1 July 2007 by 10 per cent over and above the CPI indexation increase; convert the child care tax offset for out-of-pocket child care expenses to a child care tax rebate; and the social security law to provide full-time students aged 16 to 25 years who have a disability or a severe medical condition with a health care card. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Management System and Other Measures) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the family assistance law to: provide for a new online-based Child Care Management System; introduce a civil penalty and infringement notice scheme; and enhance administration of child care benefits. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Restructures) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Financial Sector (Transfers of Business) Act 1999
    to: facilitate the adoption of a non-operating holding company as the ultimate holding company of a financial group in Australia; and rename it as the
    Financial Sector (Business Transfer and Group Restructures) Act 1999
    ;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: remove tax impediments preventing financial groups containing authorised deposit-taking institutions from restructuring; and make consequential amendments to two other Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Fisheries Levy Amendment Bill 2007, the bill amends the
    Fisheries Administration Act 1991
    ,
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    ,
    Surveillance Devices Act 2004
    and
    Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984
    in relation to: delegation powers of the minister and the Torres Strait Protected Zone Joint Authority; management of Australia’s rights and obligations under the Torres Strait Treaty; output controls and fisheries management practices; consistency with other legislative regimes; compliance, forfeiture and enforcement procedures; the role and functions of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA); and transition of the AFMA from an authority to a commission. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries Levy Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill 2007, the bill amends the
    Fisheries Levy Act 1984
    to ensure levies can be collected in Torres Strait fisheries in accordance with new management and licensing arrangements provided for in the proposed
    Fisheries Legislation Amendment Act 2007

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Administration 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    to simplify the internal government financial management framework and address issues relating to the management of appropriations. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Auditor-General Act 1997
    and
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendment (Child Support Reform Consolidation and Other Measures) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends family assistance law in relation to: the operation of the Child Support Scheme; overseas maintenance arrangements; the maintenance income test; portability of family tax benefit; the baby bonus; remote area allowance; extension of the assets test exemption period; income streams; dependant and housekeeper rebates; Medicare levy; and makes minor and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Forestry Marketing and Research and Development Services (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Fisheries, Forestry and Conservation 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Forestry Marketing and Research and Development Services Bill 2007, the bill: provides for the termination of the Forest and Wood Products Research and Development Corporation (FWPRDC) and the transfer of its operations to the new industry services company. Also makes consequential amendments to four other Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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