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  • Native Title Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Native Title Act 1993
    to: provide that representative Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander bodies and certain native title claimants may comment or request to be consulted about proposed housing and other services for indigenous communities which may affect native title; apply the principle of non-extinguishment to the proposals; provide for compensation for any acquisition of property; and provide for a 10-year sunset period. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Bill 2010, the bill amends: the
    Crimes Act 1914
    and
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    in relation to treason and sedition (urging violence) offences; the
    Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995
    and
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: clarify when an organisation advocates the doing of a terrorist act; extend to three years the period of a regulation that lists a terrorist organisation; and update the terrorist organisation listing; the
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to update definitions; the
    Crimes Act 1914
    in relation to: investigation of Commonwealth offences; powers to search premises in relation to terrorism offences; re-entry of premises in emergency situations; and bail for terrorism and national security offences; the
    Charter of the United Nations Act 1945
    in relation to: the standard for listing a person, entity, assets or class of assets; and listing reviews; the
    National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004
    in relation to the protection and disclosure of national security information in criminal and civil proceedings; the
    Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986
    to enable the Prime Minister to request the Inspector-General to inquire into an intelligence or security matter relating to any Commonwealth department or agency; and five Acts to make amendments consequent on the establishment of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Native Title Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2009

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    Date
    21 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Native Title Act 1993
    to: provide that representative Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander bodies and certain native title claimants may comment or request to be consulted about proposed housing and other services for indigenous communities which may effect native title; apply the principle of non-extinguishment to the proposals; provide for compensation for any acquisition of property; and provide for a 10 year sunset period. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Native Title Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Native Title Act 1993
    to: enable the Federal Court to determine whether the court, the National Native Title Tribunal, or another individual/body should mediate native title claims; specify the manner in which mediations are conducted; change powers of the court in relation to agreed statements of fact and consent orders; enable native title proceedings to rely on new evidence rules; vary the operation of representative bodies, including their recognition and removal of transitional arrangements; and make minor and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Native Title Amendment (Technical Amendments) Bill 2007

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    Date
    29 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Native Title Act 1993
    ,
    Native Title Amendment Act 1998
    and
    Native Title Amendment Act 2007
    in relation to: processes for native title litigation and negotiation; representative Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander bodies; operation of prescribed bodies corporate; and makes amendments consequential to the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Native Title Amendment Bill 2007

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    Date
    07 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Native Title Act 1993
    to: introduce a new regime for representative Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander bodies; implement recommendations made by an independent review into the native title claims resolution process, particularly in relation to increased powers and functions of the National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) and improved coordination and communication between the Federal Court and the NNTT; and implement changes to the prescribed bodies corporate governance regime and the native title non-claimants financial assistance program. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Bill 2004, the bill amends the
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
    to limit a court’s jurisdiction to determine a defendant’s application for review of a certificate decision by the Attorney-General; and to exclude a person from requesting a written statement of reasons for a certificate decision from the Attorney-General; and
    Judiciary Act 1903
    to give the relevant Supreme Court jurisdiction in respect of applications for writs of mandamus or prohibition, or injunctions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2004, the bill provides for the issue of an Attorney-General’s certificate to protect information from disclosure in federal criminal proceedings where the disclosure is likely to prejudice national security. Also contains an application provision and a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Bill 2004, the bill amends the
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
    to limit a court’s jurisdiction to determine a defendant’s application for review of a certificate decision by the Attorney-General; and to exclude a person from requesting a written statement of reasons for a certificate decision from the Attorney-General; and
    Judiciary Act 1903
    to give the relevant Supreme Court jurisdiction in respect of applications for writs of mandamus or prohibition, or injunctions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2004, the bill provides for the issue of an Attorney-General’s certificate to protect information from disclosure in federal criminal proceedings where the disclosure is likely to prejudice national security. Also contains an application provision and a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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