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  • 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

  • Law and Justice Legislation Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    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

  • Law Officers Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Law Officers Act 1964
    and
    Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1976
    to enable Solicitors-General to access long service leave entitlements. 

    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

  • Legislative Instruments Amendment (Sunsetting) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    to provide that legislative instruments remain in force for 10 years following registration (rather than commencement) on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • 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

  • 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

  • Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BANDT, Adam, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Control Act 1982
    to prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill 2011 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    SIEWERT, Sen Rachel 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Control Act 1982
    to prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Live Animal Export Restriction and Prohibition Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    WILKIE, Andrew, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997
    to: prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter on or after 1 July 2014; and provide that export licence holders ensure all live-stock are treated satisfactorily prior to slaughter; and
    Export Control Act 1982
    to: prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter unless the secretary is satisfied that the live-stock will be treated satisfactorily prior to slaughter; and prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter on or after 1 July 2014. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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