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  • Date
    03 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Private Health Insurance Act 2007
    and
    Age Discrimination Act 2004
    to allow insurers to permanently offer extended family policies to cover ‘dependent child non-students’; and
    Private Health Insurance Act 2007
    to make amendments consequential on the establishment of the National Joint Replacement Register. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Proceeds of Crime Bill 2002, the bill amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to insert new money laundering offences;
    Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979
    to update cross references;
    International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995
    in relation to enforcement of foreign restraining and forfeiture orders;
    Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987
    to: reflect provisions of the new proceeds regime; and relocate provisions which relate to foreign orders and offences;
    Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988
    to relocate record retention provisions;
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    to ensure that bankruptcy is not used to thwart confiscation of proceeds of crime;
    Family Law Act 1975
    to ensure that property settlements and spousal maintenance cannot be used to defeat confiscation of proceeds of crime;
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1997
    so that it does not apply to certain decisions of the Director of Public Prosecutions or an approved examiner;
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    and
    Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983
    in relation to the functions of the AFP and the DPP respectively;
    Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979
    and
    National Crime Authority Act 1984
    to include forfeiture proceedings within the meaning of relevant proceedings;
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    in relation to access to taxation information; and
    Proceeds of Crime Act 1987
    to repeal relocated and redundant provisions, including provisions relating to existing money laundering offences. Also makes consequential amendments to 8 other Acts and contains transitional and application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Gives effect to Australia’s obligations under the Council of Europe Money-Laundering Convention and other international instruments concerning the confiscation of proceeds of crime by providing for a civil forfeiture scheme, which will operate in parallel with the existing conviction-based confiscation regime, to confiscate unlawfully acquired property without first requiring a conviction. Also: enables freezing and confiscation of property used in, intended to be used in or derived from terrorism offences; strengthens provisions in relation to conviction-based confiscation; and provides for the confiscation of literary proceeds derived from the exploitation of criminal notoriety for commercial purposes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    24 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Water Resources 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Product Stewardship (Oil) Act 2000
    to give effect to recommendations of the first review of that Act, particularly in relation to the constitution and operation of the Oil Stewardship Advisory Council. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    22 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Heritage portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Heritage 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Product Stewardship (Oil) Act 2000
    to exempt certain multi-use oils and uses of multi-use oils from the Product Stewardship (Oil) levy by creating a new category of benefit which will be paid for uses of certain oils as approved by the Minister; and
    Product Grants and Benefits Administration Act 2000
    to make consequential amendments to enable the new category claimants to register for benefits. Also contains a transitional provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    23 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
    Summary
    Establishes a national framework to manage the environmental, health and safety impacts of manufactured goods and materials across the lifecycle of a product, including the impacts associated with the disposal of a product. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    29 Aug 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Prime Minister's portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum