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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

  • Financial Sector Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2000

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

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Sector Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

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    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998
    and
    Financial Institutions Supervisory Levies Collection Act 1998
    in relation to financial institutions supervisory levies;
    Financial Sector (Transfers of Business) Act 1999
    in relation to a transfer of a business;
    Insurance Act 1973
    in relation to general insurance matters;
    General Insurance Reform Act 2001
    to correct a drafting error;
    Insurance Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1991
    to remove the 30 day time limit for ministerial approval of an application for a merger or acquisition; and make consequential amendments;
    Life Insurance Act 1995
    to remove sunset clauses on the right to appeal prudential decisions to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal;
    Reserve Bank Act 1959
    in relation to: superannuation provisions and procedures for Reserve Bank, Reserve Bank Board and Payments System Board appointments, terminations and resignations; and location of the head office;
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    in relation to: winding up procedures for superannuation funds with less than five members; and Australian Taxation Office secrecy provisions; and
    Superannuation Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998
    in relation to the levy payable by a previously unregulated superannuation entity. 

    Bill

  • Financial Sector Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003

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    Date
    26 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Banking Act 1959
    in relation to: expertise and integrity of directors and senior managers of authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs) and authorised non-operating holding companies (NOHCs); removal of auditors; reporting requirements in relation to breaches of prudential requirements; application of prudential standards on a consolidated group basis; revocation of authority of an ADI or NOHC to operate a banking business; and protection for APRA officers against lawsuits;
    Insurance Act 1973
    in relation to: APRA’s capacity to discuss submissions on management expertise and integrity with third parties; reporting requirements in relation to breaches of prudential requirements; and penalties;
    Superannuation (Resolution of Complaints) Act 1993
    in relation to: time limits relating to disability benefit complaints; conciliation powers of the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal; removal of redundant arbitration powers; and minor technical amendments;
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    to allow the recognition of awards, still in force, under arbitration agreements even after removal of the arbitration power; and
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    ,
    Corporations Act 2001
    and
    Corporations (Repeals, Consequentials and Transitionals) Act 2001
    to: correct minor errors, grammatical mistakes and erroneous cross references; and remove obsolete provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Sector Reform (Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill (No.1) 2000

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    Date
    30 Jun 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Sector Reform (Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 1998

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    Date
    26 Mar 1998 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 

    Bill

  • Financial Sector Reform (Consequential Amendments) Bill 1998

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    Date
    14 May 1998 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 

    Bill

  • Financial Services Reform (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2001

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    Date
    07 Jun 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Services Reform (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2002

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    Date
    14 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Retirement Savings Accounts Act 1997
    to ensure that a Retirement Savings Account provider can comply with proposed regulations (provided for by the
    Family Law Legislation Amendment (Superannuation) Act 2001
    ) in relation to division of superannuation interests on marriage breakdown; and
    Corporations Act 2001
    in relation to: anti-hawking provisions; insider trading exceptions; definition of “financial products”; and to correct certain drafting errors. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Services Reform Amendment Bill 2003

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    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

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