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  • Migration Legislation Amendment (The Bali Process) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    OAKESHOTT, Rob, MP 
    Summary
    Responds to the High Court’s decision in
    Plaintiff M70/2011 v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
    [2011] HCA 32 by amending the:
    Migration Act 1958
    to replace the existing framework for taking offshore entry persons to another country for assessment of their claims to be refugees; and
    Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Act 1946
    in relation to the making and implementation of any decision to remove, deport or take a non-citizen child from Australia. The amendments made by this proposed Act have effect only for a period of 12 months. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Customs) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 11 bills, the bill imposes minerals resource rent tax from 1 July 2012 at a rate of 30 per cent, reduced by a 25 per cent extraction allowance which recognises the expertise and capital that mining companies bring to mineral extraction, to the extent that it is a duty of customs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Excise) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 11 bills, the bill imposes minerals resource rent tax from 1 July 2012 at a rate of 30 per cent, reduced by a 25 per cent extraction allowance which recognises the expertise and capital that mining companies bring to mineral extraction, to the extent that it is a duty of excise. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—General) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 11 bills, the bill imposes minerals resource rent tax from 1 July 2012 at a rate of 30 per cent, reduced by a 25 per cent extraction allowance which recognises the expertise and capital that mining companies bring to mineral extraction, to the extent that it is neither a duty of customs nor a duty of excise. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Minerals Resource Rent Tax Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 11 bills, the bill establishes the framework for calculating a miner’s minerals resources rent tax liability on mining profits made from extracting taxable resources (mainly coal and iron ore) for a mining project interest for a year. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Maritime Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure and Transport 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Navigation Act 1912
    to create offences for: negligently operating a vessel in Australia’s waters in a manner that causes pollution or damage to the marine environment; and failure to report an incident by a ship in a mandatory reporting area;
    Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
    to increase and extend penalties for reckless or negligent discharge of oil or oil residues by ships; and proposed
    Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Amendment (Oils in the Antarctic Area) Act 2011
    to repeal certain items. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Legislation Amendment (Regional Processing and Other Measures) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Citizenship 
    Summary
    Responds to the High Court’s decision in
    Plaintiff M70/2011 v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
    [2011] HCA 32 by amending the:
    Migration Act 1958
    to replace the existing framework for taking offshore entry persons to another country for assessment of their claims to be refugees; and
    Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Act 1946
    in relation to the making and implementation of any decision to remove, deport or take a non-citizen child from Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Declared Countries) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Migration Act 1958
    to provide that a ministerial declaration specifying that a country provides certain procedures and protections for offshore entry persons is a legislative instrument; and
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    to provide that the ministerial declaration is subject to disallowance by either House of the Parliament. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Amendment (Registration of Foreign Proceeds of Crime Orders) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Criminal Court Act 2002
    ,
    International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995
    and
    Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters 1987
    to respond to the High Court decision in
    International Finance Trust Company Ltd v New South Wales Crime Commission
    (2009) 240 CLR 319 by providing that courts have the discretion to refuse to register a foreign proceeds of crime order if it would be contrary to the interests of justice to register the order. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Military Justice (Interim Measures) Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Military Justice (Interim Measures) Act (No. 1) 2009
    to continue the appointment, remuneration and entitlement arrangements for the Chief Judge Advocate and two Judge Advocates for an additional two years or until the Minister for Defence declares, by legislative instrument, a termination day, whichever is sooner. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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