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  • Lands Acquisition Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Lands Acquisition Act 1989
    to: allow states and territories to administer exploration and/or mining on Commonwealth land through regulations that incorporate or adopt state/territory mining legislation; provide for a penalty regime for breaches of the regulations; enable the minister to make offers of compensation to interest holders without a claim being made; and remove the requirement for commercial acquisitions in the market of an interest in land to be tabled in Parliament. Also repeals the
    Lands Acquisition (Defence) Act 1968

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Lands Acquisition Legislation Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Sep 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Administration 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Lands Acquisition Act 1989
    to: allow States and Territories to administer exploration and/or mining on Commonwealth land through regulations that incorporate or adopt State/Territory mining legislation; provide for a penalty regime for breaches of the regulations; enable the minister to make offers of compensation to interest holders without a claim being made; removes the requirement for commercial acquisitions in market of an interest in land to be tabled in Parliament; and repeals the
    Lands Acquisition (Defence) Act 1968

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Late Payment of Government Debts (Interest) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    EMERSON, Craig, MP 
    Summary
    Provides for interest to be levied on late payments by Commonwealth authorities in relation to contracts with small businesses for the supply of goods and services. 

    Bill

  • Lobbying and Ministerial Accountability Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Provides for: the regulation of lobbying activities; divesture by ministers of all shares within 28 days of becoming a minister; and limitations on the post-separation employment of ministers and ministerial advisers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Liquid Fuel Emergency Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Tourism and Resources 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Liquid Fuel Emergency Act 1984
    to: improve the Australian Government’s national liquid fuel emergency response arrangements; include the Australian Capital Territory as a legal entity within the terms of the Act; and update penalty provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Marking of Plastic Explosives) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Sep 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Gives effect to Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection by amending the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to insert new offences in relation to trafficking in, manufacturing, possessing, importing and exporting unmarked plastic explosives;
    Customs Act 1901
    to provide Customs officers with appropriate powers to regulate, investigate, search and seize unmarked plastic explosives; and six other Acts to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Legislative Instruments (Technical Amendment) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Prime Minister 
    Summary
    Arising from the enactment of the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    , the bill amends the
    Acts Interpretation Act 1901
    to clarify the effect of the expression ‘by legislative instrument’. 

    Bill

  • Life Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of seven bills to implement changes to the financial sector levy setting framework, the bill amends the
    Life Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998
    to: separate the life insurance supervisory levy into a restricted and an unrestricted component; increase the statutory upper limit for the restricted levy component set for the 2005-06 financial year; and alter the calculation of the indexation factor used to establish the statutory upper limits applying in later financial years. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Law and Justice Legislation Amendment Bill 2004

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    Date
    24 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends 22 Acts to: correct minor drafting errors; clarify the operation of certain provisions; update references to organisations and other Acts; and update provisions to reflect current practices. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Local Community Input into Renewable Energy Developments Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Christian ZAHRA MP 

    Bill

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