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  • Independent National Security Legislation Monitor Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Cabinet Secretary 
    Summary
    Appoints an Independent National Security Legislation Monitor to review the operation, effectiveness and implications of counter-terrorism and national security legislation and provides for: the functions and powers of the position; annual reporting requirements; and protection from legal action. Also contains a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Monetary Agreements Amendment (Financial Assistance) Bill 2009

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    Date
    28 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Monetary Agreements Act 1947
    to: enable loans or currency swaps to be provided as part of a package prepared by the World Bank or the Asian Development Bank; appropriate funds from the Consolidated Revenue Fund for such loan or currency swaps; and provide that the Treasurer table in each House a national interest statement when an agreement to provide such financial assistance is entered into. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Monetary Agreements Amendment Bill 2009

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    Date
    19 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Monetary Agreements Act 1947
    to enact any amendments to the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Articles of Agreement, including those recently approved by the Boards of Governors, upon their entry into force. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2009

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    Date
    19 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Tax Agreements Act 1953
    to give legislative authority to agreements between Australia and the British Virgin Islands and the Isle of Man, in relation to the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2008

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    Date
    25 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Road Charges Legislation Repeal and Amendment Bill 2008, the bill amends the
    Interstate Road Transport Charge Act 1985
    to enable regulations to be made to implement national heavy vehicle charges set out in the 2007 Heavy Vehicle Charges Determination under the Federal Interstate Registration Scheme for registered vehicles. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2008

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    Date
    17 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Tax Agreements Act 1953
    to give legislative authority to agreements between Australia and the Republic of South Africa, in relation to the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2008

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    Date
    27 Aug 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Tax Agreements Act 1953
    to give legislative authority to agreements between Australia and Japan, in relation to the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Income Tax (Managed Investment Trust Transitional) Bill 2008

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    Date
    04 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills, the bill imposes a transitional tax rate of 22.5 per cent for the first income year of the new withholding tax regime for distributions of managed investment trust income to foreign residents of certain jurisdictions and allows them to claim deductions for associated investment expenses. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Income Tax (Managed Investment Trust Withholding Tax) Bill 2008

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    Date
    04 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills, the bill imposes: a tax rate of 15 per cent for the second income year, and 7.5 per cent for later income years, of the new withholding tax regime for distributions of managed investment trust income to foreign residents of certain jurisdictions; and a 30 per cent withholding tax rate on residents of countries with which Australia does not have effective exchange of information. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

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    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
    to: allow for township leases to be for a period of between 40 and 99 years and provide for rights of renewal; expand the functions of the Executive Director of Township Leasing; allow for the grant of 13 areas of Aboriginal land which will be operated as national parks; and make minor amendments; and
    Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007
    to: provide processes for payments to landholders for the acquisition of five-year leases; and make minor and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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