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  • Australian Energy Market Amendment (National Energy Retail Law) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Resources and Energy 
    Summary
    Establishes a national regime for the regulation of non-economic distribution and retail regulation of gas and electricity by amending the:
    Australian Energy Market Act 2004
    to: apply the National Energy Retail Law and the National Energy Retail Regulations in Australia’s offshore areas; and provide that the Australian Energy Regulator, the Australian Energy Market Commission, the Australian Competition Tribunal and the minister undertake a range of functions and powers to regulate the energy retail regime;
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
    to provide that decisions made under the regime are subject to judicial review; and
    Competition and Consumer Act 2010
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Aged Care Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Aged Care Act 1997
    in relation to: consumer protection for accommodation bonds paid to aged care services; and Complaints Principles replacing Investigation Principles; and
    Aged Care Act 1997
    ,
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    and
    National Health Act 1953
    to remove redundant provisions. Also repeals the
    Aged or Disabled Persons Care Act 1954
    and the
    Nursing Home Charge (Imposition) Act 1994

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Acts Interpretation Act 1901
    to restructure the Act by: co-locating and listing alphabetically definitions; ensuring powers in relation to instruments apply to all types of instruments; enabling section 19B and 19BA Orders to apply retrospectively; providing that an action by a minister other than a minister authorised to perform that action is not invalid merely on that basis; clarifying actions done by a person purporting to act under an appointment; providing that everything in an Act should be considered part of the Act; and modernising concepts; the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    in relation to the construction of legislative instruments; and 248 Acts to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre Supervisory Cost Recovery Levy (Collection) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills, the bill: enables the collection and administration of the supervisory cost recovery levy; imposes a penalty for late payment; and provides for the levy or late payment penalty to be waived in certain circumstances. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre Supervisory Cost Recovery Levy (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills, the bill amends the
    Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006
    to provide: the administrative procedures for enrolment and maintenance of the Reporting Entities Roll; and for penalties for failure to enrol or maintain the enrolment record. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre Supervisory Cost Recovery Levy Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills, the bill imposes a levy on certain entities regulated by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) to enable AUSTRAC to recover the costs of its supervisory activities from 1 July 2011. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2011-2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Appropriates a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for expenditure in relation to the parliamentary departments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2011-2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Appropriates money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the ordinary annual services of the government. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2011-2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Appropriates money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for certain Appropriates money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for certain expenditure. Also amends the
    Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Act 1911
    to: increase the cap on the face value of stock and securities that can be on issue under the Treasurer’s standing borrowing authority to $250 billion; remove the requirement for the Treasurer to declare that there are special circumstances before increasing the cap; and create two special appropriations for costs and expenses incurred by the Commonwealth in relation to the issue or sale of stock and the repurchase and redemption of stock prior to maturity. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Energy Efficiency 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to establish the Carbon Farming Initiative, the bill provides for: the purposes and functions of the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units; rules for opening and closing accounts in the registry; different types of registry accounts; procedures and requirements relating to Kyoto and non-Kyoto international units in the registry; publication of information; voluntary cancellation of emissions units; prevention or rectifying non-compliance with registry requirements; and merits review of decisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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