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  • Bankruptcy and Family Law Legislation Amendment Bill 2004

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    Date
    11 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    and
    Family Law Act 1975
    to clarify the interaction between family law and bankruptcy, particularly in relation to the rights of the non-bankrupt spouse and the interests of creditors; and
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    to: establish a supervised account regime for the collection by a bankruptcy trustee of a bankrupt’s assessed income contributions; and prevent the use of financial and maintenance agreements to defeat the claims of creditors. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment (Anti-avoidance) Bill 2006

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    Date
    07 Dec 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    to strengthen anti-avoidance provisions which allow trustees to recover property disposed of prior to bankruptcy or owned by a third person but acquired by that person using the bankrupt’s resources. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • 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 2001

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    Date
    07 Jun 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General portfolio 

    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 2004

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    Date
    24 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Amendment Bill 2004, the bill amends the
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    in relation to binding arrangements with creditors as an alternative to bankruptcy by: increasing the disclosure requirements of debtors, creditors and trustees; replacing the three current types of arrangements with a single form of arrangement to be called a personal insolvency agreement; and simplifying the process for setting aside and terminating arrangements; and makes consequential amendments to 16 other Acts; and contains application and transitional provisions. Also amends the:
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    in relation to: related changes to post-bankruptcy compositions and schemes of arrangement; performance standards of registered trustees; creditors’ voting documents; notice of meetings; and to make technical amendments; and the
    Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment Act 2002
    to: correct a drafting error; and validate past acts. 

    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

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