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  • Civil Dispute Resolution Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    The bill: requires civil litigants to file a genuine steps statement before legal proceedings are instituted in the Federal Court or the Federal Magistrates Court; sets out the powers of court in relation to the genuine steps requirements and awarding costs; and provides that certain categories of legal proceedings are excluded proceedings. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporations Amendment (Sons of Gwalia) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Financial Services, Superannuation and Corporate Law 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Corporations Act 2001
    to reverse the effect of the High Court decision in
    Sons of Gwalia Ltd v Margaretic
    (2007) 232 ALR 232, relating to the rights of persons bringing claims for damages in relation to shareholdings. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Competition and Consumer Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    in relation to the: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) consideration of acquisitions in local markets (including creeping acquisitions); ACCC’S consideration of multiple markets when assessing mergers; and reform of the prohibition on anti-competitive mergers and acquisitions; and
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    and proposed
    Competition and Consumer Act 2010
    , in response to recommendations of the Senate Economics Legislation Committee, to: insert a statement of interpretative principles into the unconscionable conduct provisions; and provide that the statutory concept of unconscionable conduct is consistently applied to both consumers and businesses. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah 
    Summary
    Creates the independent statutory position of Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People; and provides for: the functions and general powers of the position; terms and conditions and staffing support; regular and annual reporting requirements; and a review of the operation of the Act after a two-year period. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Carer Recognition Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Establishes the Statement for Australia’s Carers and places obligations on public sector agencies and associated providers in relation to the statement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • ComSuper Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to establish governance arrangements for Commonwealth superannuation schemes, the bill establishes ComSuper as a statutory body and provides for: the terms and conditions of employment, functions and powers of the Chief Executive Officer; staff and consultants; and finance and reporting requirements. Also contains a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Criminal Code Amendment (Misrepresentation of Age to a Minor) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to create three criminal offences which may occur when an adult intentionally misrepresents their age in carriage service communications with a person they believe to be a minor. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges—Customs) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, the bill imposes a tax on the issue of Australian emissions units issued as a result of an auction or for a fixed charge, to the extent that it is a duty of customs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges—Excise) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, the bill imposes a tax on the issue of Australian emissions units issued as a result of an auction or for a fixed charge, to the extent that it is a duty of excise. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges—General) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, the bill imposes a tax on the issue of Australian emissions units issued as a result of an auction or for a fixed charge, to the extent that it is neither a duty of customs nor a duty of excise. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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