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  • Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Marriage Act 1961
    to: remove all discriminatory references based on sexual orientation and gender identity; and allow marriage regardless of sex, sexuality and gender identity. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Marriage Legislation Amendment Bill 2004

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    Date
    27 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Marriage Act 1961
    to: define marriage as a union of a man and a woman; and clarify that same-sex marriages entered into under the law of another country will not be recognised in Australia; and
    Family Law Act 1975
    to prevent intercountry adoptions by same sex couples under multilateral or bilateral agreements or arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Measures to Combat Serious and Organised Crime Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Apr 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2002

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    Date
    13 Nov 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills to implement a framework for medical indemnity insurance, the bill amends: the secrecy provisions of the
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    and
    National Health Act 1953
    to include reference to the medical indemnity legislation; and
    Health Insurance Commission Act 1973
    to: amend certain offence definitions; and require the Health Insurance Commission to include in its annual report material on the operations of the medical indemnity legislation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity (Enhanced UMP Indemnity) Contribution Bill 2002

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    Date
    13 Nov 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills to implement a framework for medical indemnity insurance, the bill imposes a tax on certain members and former members of United Medical Protection Limited (UMP) to recover the costs of the Commonwealth guarantee to the provisional liquidator of UMP/AMIL (Australasian Medical Insurance Limited). Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity (IBNR Indemnity) Contribution Amendment Bill 2003

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    Date
    06 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Medical Indemnity Amendment Bill 2003 and further to the package of bills implementing the framework for medical indemnity insurance, the bill amends the
    Medical Indemnity (IBNR Indemnity) Contribution Act 2002
    to give effect to a moratorium on incurred but not reported liabilities (IBNR) contributions; and reduce the IBNR contribution to be paid for the 2003-04 and 2004-05 financial years. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity (IBNR Indemnity) Contribution Amendment Bill 2004

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    Date
    19 Feb 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Medical Indemnity Amendment Bill 2004, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Medical Indemnity (IBNR Indemnity) Contribution Act 2002
    to reflect the renaming of the Incurred But Not Reported Claims Contribution as the United Medical Protection support payment; and provides for the Act to be renamed as the
    Medical Indemnity (UMP Support Payment) Contribution Act 2002

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity (IBNR Indemnity) Contribution Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Nov 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills to implement a framework for medical indemnity insurance, the bill imposes a tax on members of medical defence organisations with unfunded incurred but not reported liabilities to recover the costs of Commonwealth assistance in meeting these liabilities. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity (Prudential Supervision and Product Standards) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Medical Indemnity (Prudential Supervision and Product Standards) Bill 2002 and further to the package of bills implementing the framework for medical indemnity insurance, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998
    ,
    Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001
    ,
    Insurance Act 1973
    and
    Insurance Contracts Act 1984
    to: require medical defence organisations (MDOs) to provide data to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority; and prevent MDOs with discretionary liabilities from becoming authorised insurers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity (Run-off Cover Support Payment) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Medical Indemnity Legislation Amendment (Run-off Cover Indemnity and Other Measures) Bill 2004, the bill imposes the run-off cover support payment as a levy on the premium income received by insurers for medical indemnity cover. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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