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  • Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment (Debt Agreements) Bill 2007

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    Date
    15 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    in relation to the operation of debt agreements under Part IX by providing for: the registration of administrators; proportional payments under an agreement to administrators and creditors; debtors’ proposals to be accepted by a majority in value of creditors; mechanisms to deal with defaulting debtors; and clarifying the operation of the Act in relation to: deregistered administrators; debts covered by an agreement; treatment of secured creditors; and investigative powers of the Inspector-General in Bankruptcy. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment (Fees and Charges) Bill 2006

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    Date
    16 Feb 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    and
    Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Act 1997
    to facilitate implementation by the Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia of cost recovery arrangements by enabling the Minister to make legislative instruments to determine fees and charges;
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    to: remove possible impediments to electronic service delivery; and clarify and update certain provisions; and
    Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Act 1997
    to provide for an annual payment by bankruptcy trustees of realisations charge and interest charge rather than a twice yearly payment. Also repeals the
    Bankruptcy (Registration Charges) Act 1997

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment (Superannuation Contributions) Bill 2006 [2007]

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    Date
    06 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    and
    Payment Systems and Netting Act 1998
    to provide for the recovery of superannuation contributions made with the intention to defeat creditors; and
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    and
    Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
    to: provide for certain rural support grants to be exempt from the property available to pay the bankrupt’s creditors; and make minor technical amendments in relation to the operation of the Act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment Bill 2002

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    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    to make changes to bankruptcy law and practice aimed at ensuring that the interests of debtors and creditors are better balanced, particularly in relation to: early discharge arrangements; effective sanctions on uncooperative bankrupts; and administration of bankruptcies by trustees. Also makes technical and machinery amendments and contains transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

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    Date
    28 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    in relation to: remuneration of registered trustees administering bankrupt estates; civil penalties; Bankruptcy Districts; creditor’s petitions; the stay period that follows the filing of a declaration of intent to file a debtor’s petition; and the debt, income and assets test thresholds for debt agreements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Border Protection (Validation and Enforcement Powers) Bill 2001

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    Date
    18 Sep 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Border Protection Legislation Amendment Bill 1999

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    Date
    22 Sep 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Border Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2002

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    Date
    12 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends the
    Customs Act 1901
    in relation to: monitoring and enforcement of security requirements at Australian borders; provision of certain information to Customs in relation to: people working in restricted areas or issued with security identification cards; and goods in-transit; examination and seizure of in-transit goods; electronic reporting of all mail cargo as part of a cargo report; access to airline computer reservation systems; authorisation of Customs officers; issue and use of firearms and personal defence equipment by Customs officers; powers of arrest in relation to assault or obstruction of Customs officers; and forfeiture of undeclared dutiable goods found in unaccompanied baggage;
    Customs Act 1901
    ,
    Migration Act 1958
    ,
    Customs Legislation Amendment and Repeal (International Trade Modernisation) Act 2001
    and
    Evidence Act 1995
    in relation to electronic reports to Customs and the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs in relation to passengers and crew;
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    to allow the Australian Fisheries Management Authority to disclose vessel monitoring information to Customs; and
    Customs Administration Act 1985
    to include the Australian Bureau of Criminal Intelligence as a Commonwealth agency. Also includes savings provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Bounty (Ships) Amendment Bill 1999

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Feb 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Science and Resources portfolio 
    Summary
    Act No. 14 of 1999 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Britt Lapthorne Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    The bill: requires the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to identify and contact a person’s next of kin when that person is in a foreign country and believed to be missing; provides for the department and its agencies to offer assistance in such circumstances; and requires the minister to report annually on the development and implementation of international agreements relating to Australian citizens believed to be missing overseas. 

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