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  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Special Benefit Activity Test) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to require holders of certain specified visas issued for temporary protection, humanitarian or safe haven purposes to satisfy a special benefit activity test similar to the one that currently operates in relation to newstart allowance, and other newstart allowance conditions;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to make amendments contingent on the commencement of the proposed
    Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Australians Working Together and Other 2001 Budget Measures) Act 2002
    to ensure that activity test requirements are applied consistently to both special beneficiaries and newstart allowees; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Consequential and Related Measures) Act (No. 2) 1999
    and
    Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (1999 Budget and Other Measures) Act 1999
    to correct cross-references as a result of the enactment of the
    Youth Allowance Consolidation Act 2000

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Disability Reform) Bill (No. 2) 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: change the qualification criteria for disability support pension (DSP) in relation to work capacity for people who apply for DSP from 1 July 2003; and restrict exemptions from the activity test requirements for newstart allowance and youth allowance recipients. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Law Legislation Amendment (Superannuation) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to ensure that appropriate means test assessment is applied to superannuation interests that are split pursuant to the
    Family Law Legislation Amendment (Superannuation) Act 2001
    ;
    Family Law Act 1975
    to: clarify the valuing of superannuation interests; enable the consolidation of superannuation plans and the transfer of a superannuation interest to a successor plan; and make minor technical and correcting amendments; and
    Judges’ Pensions Act 1968
    to authorise the making of regulations for determining the proportion of a pension that had accrued at the time of a judge’s marriage breakdown. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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

    Track (What's this?)

    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

  • Family Law Amendment (Joint Residency) Bill 2002

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    Date
    20 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Sen Len HARRIS 

    Bill

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Australians Working Together and other 2001 Budget Measures) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 May 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    to: ensure that the language, literacy and numeracy supplement is not tax free; and replace the definition of “receiving”;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999[eitls] to enable protected information to be obtained and used for the Family Homelessness Prevention and Early Intervention Pilot;
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to provide for Parenting Payment Participating Agreements which will require people receiving parenting payments to undertake certain activities; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to: close access for new applicants to mature age allowance and partner allowance; introduce changes in relation to administrative penalties; and introduce more flexible participation requirements for mature age newstart recipients. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Disability Reform) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 May 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: change the qualification criteria for disability support pension in relation to work capacity; and restrict exemptions from the activity test requirements for newstart allowance and youth allowance. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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

    Track (What's this?)

    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

  • Family Law Amendment (Child Protection Convention) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Family Law Act 1975
    to enable Australia to ratify the 1996 Convention on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Financial Corporations (Transfer of Assets and Liabilities) Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Financial Corporations (Transfer of Assets and Liabilities) Act 1993
    to extend the sunset clause for foreign banks obtaining a banking authority in order to be eligible for concessional tax treatment when transferring assets and liabilities, to 30 June 2003; and to extend the deadline to effect any subsequent transfer of assets and liabilities from 30 June 2004 to 30 June 2006. 

    Bill

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