Bills Search Results

Search all bills

Period
Status

Current Bills

Previous Bills

Type

TOTAL RESULTS: 95

  • Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979
    to: provide a consistent meaning of foreign intelligence and consistent approach to foreign intelligence with the
    Intelligence Services Act 2001
    and the
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    ; clarify that a computer access warrant authorises access to data held in the target computer at any time while the warrant is in force; and exclude the communication of information relating to employment within the Australian intelligence community from the operation of security assessment provisions;
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to clarify that the immunity for liability for certain employees for computer-related activities cannot be overridden by other Commonwealth, state or territory laws; and
    Intelligence Services Act 2001
    to: provide a specific function for the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation to assist the defence force; provide a new ground for granting a ministerial authorisation for producing intelligence on a person; clarify that the immunity for liability for certain employees for computer-related activities cannot be overridden by other Commonwealth, state or territory laws; and move existing exemptions from the Legislative Instruments Regulations 2004 into the Act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Arbitration Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Arbitration Act 1974
    to: apply most of the amendments made by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law in 2006 to the Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration to international commercial arbitration in Australia; confine the circumstances in which courts can set aside an award made under the Model Law or refuse to enforce foreign awards under the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards and the Model Law; include additional optional provisions to be made available to the parties to an arbitration agreement; include a regulation making power; and make general amendments in relation to the operation of the Act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Trade Integrity Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Charter of the United Nations Act 1945
    and
    Customs Act 1901
    to: strengthen the enforcement of United Nations Security Council sanctions and introduce an offence regime; and the
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    in relation to bribery of foreign officials. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Transfer of Prisoners Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Feb 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Transfer of Prisoners Act 1997
    to facilitate the transfer of Australian citizens, convicted by a United States (US) military commission, to Australia for the purpose of serving any penal sentence in accordance with Australian and US law. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Criminal Court (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the International Criminal Court Bill 2002, the bill amends the
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to enact the crimes punishable by the International Criminal Court as crimes in Australian law (genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes). Also makes consequential amendments to 6 other Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Criminal Court Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the International Criminal Court (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2002, the bill enables Australia to comply with its international obligations on ratification of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Cabinet Secretary 
    Summary
    Appoints an Independent National Security Legislation Monitor to review the operation, effectiveness and implications of counter-terrorism and national security legislation and provides for: the functions and powers of the position; annual reporting requirements; and protection from legal action. Also contains a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Interactive Gambling Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    05 Apr 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Regulates interactive gambling services by creating an offence of providing interactive gambling services to Australian customers; and establishes a complaints scheme to enable Australians to make complaints about interactive gambling services on the Internet which are available to Australians. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Interactive Gambling (Moratorium) Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Aug 2000 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Add | Email Print

What is a bill?

A bill is a proposal for a law or a change to an existing law. A bill becomes law (an Act) when agreed to in identical form by both houses of Parliament and assented to by the Governor-General.

Parliament House Calendar

January 2013

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
303112345
6789101112
13141516171819
2021 Other22 Other23 Other24 Other2526 Public holiday
272829 Other30 Other31 Other12
  • Senate
  • House of Representatives
  • Both
  • Public Holiday
  • Other