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  • Financial Services Reform Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Corporations Act 2001
    to clarify and amend aspects of the regulatory framework governing the licensing, conduct and disclosure of providers of financial services, and the licensing of financial markets and clearing and settlement facilities;
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Retirement Savings Accounts Act 1997
    to make consequential amendments. Also contains transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Services Reform Bill 2001

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    Date
    05 Apr 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial System Legislation Amendment (Financial Claims Scheme and Other Measures) Bill 2008

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    Date
    15 Oct 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Financial Claims Scheme (ADIs) Levy Bill 2008 and Financial Claims Scheme (General Insurers) Levy Bill 2008, the bill amends the:
    Banking Act 1959
    to establish the Early Access Facility for Depositors (EAFD) to provide access to deposit funds in a failed authorised deposit-taking institution (ADI);
    Insurance Act 1973
    to establish the Policyholder Compensation Facility (PCF) to provide access to funds from insurance claims when a general insurer fails;
    Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998
    to provide the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority with administration of the Financial Claims Scheme (comprising the EAFD and PCF);
    Banking Act 1959
    to expand the duties, powers and functions of ADI statutory managers;
    Insurance Act 1973
    ,
    Corporations Act 2001
    and
    Life Insurance Act 1995
    to provide for judicial management and recapitalisation of general and life insurers; and
    Financial Sector (Business Transfer and Group Restructure) Act 1999
    to facilitate the transfer of assets and liabilities between institutions. Also makes consequential amendments to six Acts to provide for the usage of tax file numbers for the Scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Transaction Reports Amendment (Transitional Arrangements) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Financial Transactions Reports Act 1988
    to facilitate the transition to regulation under the
    Anti-Money Laundering and Counter- Terrorism Financing Act 2006
    to: authorise certain cash dealers to continue reporting suspicious transactions, international funds transfer instructions and significant cash transactions to the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC); authorise solicitors, solicitor corporations and partnerships of solicitors to continue to provide AUSTRAC with cash transaction reports; and authorise certain cash dealers to enter transactions into their exemption register until 11 March 2010. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • First Home Saver Account Providers Supervisory Levy Imposition Bill 2008

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    Date
    04 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the First Home Saver Accounts (Further Provisions) Amendment Bill 2008 and further to the package of bills which established First Home Saver Accounts (FHSA), the bill imposes a levy on FHSA providers to provide funding for the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority to supervise financial institutions which offer FHSAs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • First Home Saver Accounts (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008

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    Date
    28 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills, the bill: makes consequential amendments to: provide for the taxation treatment of First Home Saver Accounts and change certain references; and amends the
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    and
    Corporations Act 2001
    to ensure that the financial services licensing, conduct, advice and disclosure rules apply appropriately to First Home Saver Accounts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • First Home Saver Accounts (Further Provisions) Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the First Home Saver Account Providers Supervisory Levy Imposition Bill 2008 and further to the package of bills which established First Home Saver Accounts (FHSA), the bill amends 13 Acts in relation to: the treatment of unclaimed money; secrecy provisions and the disclosure of protected information between the Australian Taxation Office, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission; and makes minor and consequential amendments relating to the operation of the FHSA scheme and its interaction with existing legislation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • First Home Saver Accounts Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills, the bill: establishes and governs the operation of First Home Saver Accounts; provides for the payment of Government contributions of 17 per cent on the first $5,000 of personal contributions made into an account each year; and provides for the prudential regulation of account providers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries (Validation of Plans of Management) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Validates certain plans of management determined, amended and/or revoked under the
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    . Also validates things done under or for the purposes of those plans. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries (Validation of Plans of Management) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Validates certain plans of management determined, amended and/or revoked under the
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    . Also validates things done under or for the purposes of those plans. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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