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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

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    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

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    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 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

  • 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

  • Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to provide additional funding over three years to extend the activities under the Sporting Chance program. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Arbitration Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Arbitration Act 1974
    to: apply most of the amendments made by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law in 2006 to the Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration to international commercial arbitration in Australia; confine the circumstances in which courts can set aside an award made under the Model Law or refuse to enforce foreign awards under the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards and the Model Law; include additional optional provisions to be made available to the parties to an arbitration agreement; include a regulation making power; and make general amendments in relation to the operation of the Act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    International Tax Agreements Act 1953
    to give legislative effect to: the 2009
    Convention between Australia and New Zealand for the Avoidance of Double Taxation with Respect to Taxes on Income and Fringe Benefits and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion
    ; the
    Second Protocol amending the Agreement between Australia and the Kingdom of Belgium for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income
    ; and the
    Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of Jersey for the Allocation of Taxing Rights with Respect to Certain Income of Individuals and to Establish a Mutual Agreement Procedure in Respect of Transfer Pricing Adjustments
    ; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to align the definition of dual listed company arrangements with the 2009 Australia-New Zealand Convention. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Income Tax (TFN Withholding Tax (ESS)) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Budget Measures No. 2) Bill 2009, the bill imposes a withholding tax on employees who have not quoted a Tax File Number or Australian Business Number to their employer by the end of the income year in relation to employee share schemes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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