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  • Food Safety (Trans Fats) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    SIEWERT, Sen Rachel 
    Summary
    The bill: prohibits the manufacture, distribution, offering for sale, selling or otherwise trading in food containing synthetic trans fatty acids; and retains the right of state and territory governments to develop their own complementary or alternative regulatory regime. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Flags (Protection of Australian Flags) Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BARNETT, Sen Guy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Flags Act 1953
    to protect the Australian National Flag and proclaimed flags from unlawful desecration or destruction by inserting offence and penalty provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Emergency Response Consolidation) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    to prohibit certain pay television licensees from providing television channels that contain a large amount of R18+ programming to certain prescribed areas;
    Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995
    to permit the transportation of pornographic material through a prescribed area to a place outside the prescribed area;
    Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
    and
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    to repeal permit system amendments providing public access to certain Aboriginal land; and
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    to enable community dependent roadhouses to be licensed as community stores. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Emergency Response Consolidation) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Sep 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    The bill amends the:
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to prohibit the provision of R18+ television programs in prescribed areas of the Northern Territory;
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    in relation to residential tenancy agreements and Commonwealth obligations;
    Defence Housing Australia Act 1987
    to allow Defence Housing Australia to assist the Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs to deliver housing to remote Indigenous communities;
    Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
    and
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    in relation to land rights; and
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    in relation to the acquisition of rights, titles and interests in land and community stores. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Farm Household Support Amendment (Farm Help Criteria and Other Measures) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Sep 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry portfolio 

    Bill

  • Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Review of Prudential Decisions) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Sep 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Banking Act 1959
    ,
    Insurance Act 1973
    ,
    Life Insurance Act 1995
    ,
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    ,
    Retirement Savings Accounts Act 1997
    ,
    Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Simplifying Regulation and Review) Act 2007
    and
    Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Discretionary Mutual Funds and Direct Offshore Foreign Insurers) Act 2007
    to introduce a court-based process for disqualifying an individual from operating an Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) regulated entity;
    Banking Act 1959
    ,
    Insurance Act 1973
    and
    Life Insurance Act 1995
    in relation to APRA’s specific direction powers;
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    to incorporate a materiality test into the trigger for APRA to issue a direction to freeze assets of a superannuation entity;
    Insurance Act 1973
    ,
    Life Insurance Act 1995
    and
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    to remove ministerial consent from administrative decisions made by APRA or the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) under those Acts;
    Banking Act 1959
    ,
    Financial Sector Collection of Data Act 2001
    ,
    Insurance Act 1973
    ,
    Life Insurance Act 1995
    and
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    to apply merits review to appropriate decisions made by APRA or the ATO; and makes consequential amendments to other Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Food Safety (Trans Fats) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    NETTLE, Kerry 
    Summary
    Prohibits the manufacturing, distribution, offering for sale, selling or otherwise trading in food containing synthetic trans fatty acids. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Freedom of Information Amendment (Abolition of Conclusive Certificates) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    09 Oct 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    ROXON, Nicola, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Freedom of Information Act 1982
    to: remove the capacity for Ministers to issue conclusive certificates to exempt a document from disclosure; and amend the objects of the Act to clarify the right of the community to access government information. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fuel Quality Standards (Renewable Content of Motor Vehicle Fuel) Amendment Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Sep 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    KATTER, Bob, Jnr, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000
    to provide for the inclusion of ethanol and other renewable fuel in fuel supplied for use in motor vehicles. 

    Bill

  • Financial Institutions Supervisory Levies Collection 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
    Financial Institutions Supervisory Levies Collection Act 1998
    to enable levies to be collected from authorised non-operating holding companies in the general insurance sector as well as those in the authorised deposit-taking institutions sector. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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