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  • International Financial Institutions Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Oct 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    International Monetary Agreements Act 1947
    to appropriate funds from the Consolidated Revenue Fund to enable Australia to buy a specified number of additional shares in the capital stock of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development;
    International Finance Corporation Act 1955
    to adopt a proposed amendment to the Articles of Agreement of the International Finance Corporation; and
    Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency Act 1997
    to adopt amendments to the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency Convention. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Income Tax Rates Amendment (Research and Development) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Tax Laws Amendment (Research and Development) Bill 2010, the bill amends the
    Income Tax Rates Act 1986
    to provide that the rate of additional income tax payable on all or part of a recoupment for research and development activities is 10 per cent. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Tax Agreements Act 1953
    to give legislative effect to the
    Second Protocol amending the Agreement between the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia and the Government of the Republic of Singapore for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income
    as amended by the Protocol of 16 October 1989. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Tax Agreements Act 1953
    to give legislative effect to the
    Second Protocol amending the Agreement between the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia and the Government of the Republic of Singapore for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income
    as amended by the Protocol of 16 October 1989. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Monetary Agreements Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Monetary Agreements Act 1947
    to enable the Commonwealth to make loans to the International Monetary Fund in the event of calls under the amended New Arrangements to Borrow. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Income Tax Rates Amendment (Research and Development) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Tax Laws Amendment (Research and Development) Bill 2010, the bill amends the
    Income Tax Rates Act 1986
    to provide that the rate of additional income tax payable on all or part of a recoupment for research and development activities is 10 per cent. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Interstate Road Transport Charge Act 1985
    to remove a timing restriction on regulations made under the Act in relation to registration charges for certain heavy vehicles. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Immigration (Education) Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Citizenship 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Immigration (Education) Act 1971
    to implement the Adult Migrant English Program by: removing annual administration fees for English courses; providing that certain New Zealand citizens are unable to access English courses; extending the registration period in an English course from three to six months; providing that English courses are completed within five years; clarifying eligibility for English courses; and enabling the secretary to extend registration, commencement and completion timeframes for English courses retrospectively. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Insurance Contracts Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Insurance Contracts Act 1984
    in relation to: duty of utmost good faith; ‘bundled’ workers’ compensation contracts; ‘bundled contracts’; enabling the use of electronic communication for statutory notices and documents; extending the Australian Securities and Investments Commission powers under the Act; disclosure and misrepresentations; remedies for bundled contracts of life insurance; the rights and obligations of third parties; and the division of proceeds from a recovery action. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Imported Food Control Amendment (Bovine Meat) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    OAKESHOTT, Rob, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Imported Food Control Act 1992
    to: require the packaging of any imported bovine product to display the country of origin and the last recorded date of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow disease) in that country; and provide that a food control certificate cannot be issued for an imported bovine meat product unless the country of origin has cattle identification and tracing systems for bovine meat products exported to Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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