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  • Date
    03 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BARNETT, Sen Guy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Flags Act 1953
    to protect the Australian National Flag and proclaimed flags from unlawful desecration or destruction by inserting offence and penalty provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Banking Act 1959
    ,
    Insurance Act 1973
    ,
    Life Insurance Act 1995
    ,
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    ,
    Retirement Savings Accounts Act 1997
    ,
    Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Simplifying Regulation and Review) Act 2007
    and
    Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Discretionary Mutual Funds and Direct Offshore Foreign Insurers) Act 2007
    to introduce a court-based process for disqualifying an individual from operating an Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) regulated entity;
    Banking Act 1959
    ,
    Insurance Act 1973
    and
    Life Insurance Act 1995
    in relation to APRA’s specific direction powers;
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    to incorporate a materiality test into the trigger for APRA to issue a direction to freeze assets of a superannuation entity;
    Insurance Act 1973
    ,
    Life Insurance Act 1995
    and
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    to remove ministerial consent from administrative decisions made by APRA or the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) under those Acts; and
    Banking Act 1959
    ,
    Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001
    ,
    Insurance Act 1973
    ,
    Life Insurance Act 1995
    and
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    to apply merits review to appropriate decisions made by APRA or the ATO. Also makes consequential amendments to other Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    28 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
    and
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
    to: improve the food regulatory processes for Australia and New Zealand; and improve the framework within which the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Authority operates. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    26 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    NETTLE, Kerry 
    Summary
    Prohibits the manufacturing, distribution, offering for sale, selling or otherwise trading in food containing synthetic trans fatty acids. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    16 Mar 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Family Law Act 1975
    in relation to: enforcement of court orders; replacement of certain outdated terms (including introduction of the term “divorce”); recovery of child maintenance paid by a person found not to be a parent; operation of appeals; clarification of the rule-making power of the Family Court; and technical amendments; and
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    to confer on the Family Court of Western Australia the same jurisdiction that is conferred on the Family Court of Australia in relation to concurrent family law proceedings where a party is a bankrupt. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Family Law Act 1975
    to extend the regime by which future superannuation payments can be split on marriage breakdown or divorce, to certain superannuation-like annuity products. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Validates certain plans of management determined, amended and/or revoked under the
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    . Also validates things done under or for the purposes of those plans. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    11 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Validates certain plans of management determined, amended and/or revoked under the
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    . Also validates things done under or for the purposes of those plans. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    23 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    MARSHALL, Sen Gavin 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Flags Act 1953
    to recognise the Eureka Flag as an official flag of Australia. 

    Bill

  • Date
    04 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fisheries Administration Act 1991
    and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    in relation to: deterrence and compliance regimes to deter foreign fishers from illegally fishing in Australian waters; the Australian Fisheries Management Authority’s management of Commonwealth fisheries resources; and ecologically sustainable management of Commonwealth fisheries. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum