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  • Defence Legislation Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Aug 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    In further response to certain recommendations of the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee’s report into the effectiveness of Australia’s military justice system, the bill amends the
    Defence Act 1903
    ,
    Defence Force Discipline Act 1982
    and
    Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955
    to redesign summary discipline procedures to include: an automatic right of appeal from a summary authority to a single Military Judge of the Australian Military Court (AMC); the right to elect trial by a Military Judge of the AMC for most disciplinary offences; simplified rules of evidence; a form of review for technical errors related to the awarding of punishments and orders; simplification of offences and punishments; and changed jurisdictions of Superior Summary Authorities and Discipline Officers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    09 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990
    to extend the operation of the Defence HomeOwner Scheme from 31 December 2007 to 30 June 2008. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Datacasting Transmitter Licence Fees Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Oct 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Broadcasting Services Amendment (Collection of Datacasting Transmitter Licence Fees) Bill 2006, the bill imposes annual licence fees on channel A datacasting transmitter licence holders based on their revenue. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Sep 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    In response to certain recommendations of the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee’s report into the effectiveness of Australia’s military justice system, the bill amends the
    Defence Act 1903
    ,
    Defence Force Discipline Act 1982
    ,
    Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955
    and
    Migration Act 1958
    to: establish an Australian Military Court; and facilitate the creation of Chief of Defence Force Commissions of Inquiry to inquire into certain notifiable incidents. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Amendment Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    31 May 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990
    to extend the operation of the Defence HomeOwner Scheme from 31 December 2006 to 31 December 2007. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Do Not Call Register (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2006

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    Date
    25 May 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Do Not Call Register Bill 2006, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    ,
    Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005
    and
    Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Act 1997
    to: provide for a regulatory framework for the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to investigate complaints and enforce the civil penalties regime which will apply to the making of unsolicited telemarketing calls; and enable the development of relevant industry codes and ACMA standards relating to telemarketing calls. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Do Not Call Register Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 May 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Do Not Call Register (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2006, the bill establishes a framework to regulate and minimise unsolicited telemarketing calls, including: establishing a Do Not Call Register which will allow individuals to register their home and mobile numbers on the register for a period of 3 years; establishing a complaints mechanism; and providing for a civil penalties regime. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Housing Authority Amendment Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Following government endorsement of the recommendations of the Review of the Corporate Governance of Statutory Authorities and Office Holders (the Uhrig Review) and the recommendations of an interdepartmental committee, the bill amends the
    Defence Housing Authority Act 1987
    to: rename the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) as Defence Housing Australia; reduce the size of the Board and create an advisory committee; expand the scope of the services DHA can provide and enable it to expand operations to include the provision of services to other Commonwealth agencies; remove DHA’s exemption from Commonwealth taxation and require it to make State and Territory tax equivalent payments to the Commonwealth; and remove outdated provisions. Also amends the
    Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990
    and
    Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991
    to reflect the name change to Defence Housing Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence Legislation Amendment (Aid to Civilian Authorities) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Defence Act 1903
    to permit the use of the Australian Defence Force to protect States and Territories in response to domestic security and violence situations and to protect Commonwealth interests where State and Territory jurisdictions do not apply. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Air Force Act 1923
    ,
    Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act 2001
    and
    Naval Defence Act 1910

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Defence (Road Transport Legislation Exemption) Bill 2005 [2006]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Nov 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Defence 
    Summary
    Clarifies the extent of the ADF’s exemption from the operation of particular State and Territory road transport laws in certain circumstances, to enable the operation of the Australian Defence Force Road Transport Exemption Framework recently negotiated between the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and State and Territory road transport authorities by. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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