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  • James Hardie (Investigations and Proceedings) Bill 2004

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    Date
    02 Dec 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Facilitates an investigation by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission into matters arising out of the James Hardie Special Commission of Inquiry in New South Wales, and any proceedings that may arise from those investigations, by abrogating legal professional privilege in certain circumstances. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

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