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  • Product Stewardship Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
    Summary
    Establishes a national framework to manage the environmental, health and safety impacts of manufactured goods and materials across the lifecycle of a product, including the impacts associated with the disposal of a product. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Personal Property Securities (Corporations and Other Amendments) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Feb 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Corporations Act 2001
    in relation to: registrable charges; the liability of receivers and voluntary administrators for certain transactions; enforcement of liens and pledges; vesting of security interests; and appointment of an administrator under a transitional security agreement;
    Personal Property Securities Act 2009
    in relation to: taking certain personal property free of security interests; harmonising the definition of ‘security interest’ with New Zealand legislation; Clearing House Electronic Subregister System securities; access to third party data; the registrar’s powers to conduct investigations; security interests in authorised deposit-taking institutions; and state referral powers; and
    Corporations Act 2001
    and
    Personal Property Securities Act 2009
    to make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010, the bill: establishes the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement (by renaming and extending the functions of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Crime Commission); provides for the powers, proceedings and functions of the committee; and gives the committee responsibility for oversighting the Australian Federal Police and the Australian Crime Commission. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure and Transport 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
    to implement the revised Annex VI to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships to provide for the stepped reduction in the sulphur level in fuel oil used in ships; and
    Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) Act 2008
    to create responder immunity to protect persons and organisations from liability who act reasonably and in good faith when providing assistance following a spill of fuel oil. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999
    to increase the cap on the research and development component of the laying chickens levy from 10 cents to 30 cents per laying chicken. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Paid Parental Leave (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends 11 Acts to make amendments consequential on the Paid Parental Leave Bill 2010 and provide for transitional arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Paid Parental Leave Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Establishes a national paid parental leave scheme to enable eligible primary carers to receive 18 weeks’ paid parental leave at the national minimum wage from 1 January 2011. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Personal Property Securities (Corporations and Other Amendments) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Corporations Act 2001
    to: provide for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission register of company charges to be closed; amend terminology relating to certain transactions which create security interests; and extend the concept of property; the
    Personal Property Securities Act 2009
    to simplify certain transitional provisions; and 10 Acts to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Personal Property Securities (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Consequent on the Personal Property Securities Bill 2009, the bill amends 25 Acts relating to fisheries, intellectual property, maritime and other legislation to enable the creation, registration, priority, extinguishment or enforcement of interests in personal property. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Private Health Insurance Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Private Health Insurance Act 2007
    to: allow for conditional listing of prostheses in the Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Rules (Prostheses Rules); and require the Minister for Health and Ageing to make rules specifying criteria for listing prostheses in the Prostheses Rules. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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