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  • Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Indexation) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Jun 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Administration portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Social Security and Veterans' Entitlements Legislation Amendment (Retirement Assistance for Farmers) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Family Law and Other Matters) Bill 2004

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    Date
    12 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Administration 
    Summary
    Amends 7 Acts in relation to Commonwealth civilian and Australian Defence Force superannuation schemes as a consequence of new legislative arrangements for splitting superannuation on marriage breakdown. The bill provides for a framework within each relevant superannuation scheme for dealing with an agreement made by separating parties or a Family Court order that provides for an amount of the member’s superannuation to be allocated and paid to the member’s former spouse. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 2000
    to alter the mechanism for establishment grant funding for new non-government schools to a per capita entitlement payable to all eligible schools as a standing appropriation rather than through a fixed legislated special appropriation for the 2001-2004 funding period. Also contains transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Student Assistance Amendment Bill 2002

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    Date
    14 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Student Assistance Act 1973
    to: permit social security, veterans’ and family assistance legislation overpayments to be offset against benefits payable under the Assistance for Isolated Children and ABSTUDY schemes; update certain definitions to reflect that the Aboriginal Overseas Student Assistance Scheme no longer exists; and increase the 7-day notification period, within which students are obliged to notify certain prescribed events, to a 14-day period. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Space Activities Amendment Bill 2002

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    Date
    20 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Tourism and Resources 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Space Activities Act 1998
    in relation to: insurance and liability; licensing activities undertaken by scientific and educational organisations; the test applying to the safety of launch activities; cost recovery for the operations of the regulator; and clarifying the activities that fall within the scope of the Act. Also makes technical and administrative amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Amendment Bill 2002

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    Date
    11 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Mark LATHAM MP 

    Bill

  • Security Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002

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    Date
    12 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: insert new offences in relation to treason and terrorism related activities, all of which carry a penalty of life imprisonment; provide for ministerial declaration of proscribed organisations and insert offences in relation to membership or links with such an organisation;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to repeal the existing treason offence;
    Migration Act 1958
    to update treason offence cross-references; and
    Australian Protective Service Act 1987
    and
    Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991
    to ensure that the Australian Protective Service has power to deal with terrorist related offences and to perform the aircraft security officer function on intra-state flights. Also contains savings and application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism Bill 2002

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    Date
    12 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills, the bill implements Australia’s obligations under United Nations Security Council Resolution 1373 and the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism by amending the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to insert an offence directed at those who provide or collect funds to facilitate terrorist activities;
    Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988
    and
    Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987
    to: require cash dealers to report suspected terrorist-related transactions; and streamline procedures for the disclosure of financial transaction reports information to foreign countries; and
    Charter of the United Nations Act 1945
    to introduce higher penalty offences for providing assets to, or dealing in assets of, persons and entities engaged in terrorist activities. Also provides for an independent review of the amendments made to the
    Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988
    and
    Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Security Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: insert new offences in relation to treason and terrorism related activities, all of which carry a penalty of life imprisonment; provide for ministerial declaration of proscribed organisations and insert offences in relation to membership or links with such an organisation;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to repeal the existing treason offence;
    Migration Act 1958
    to update treason offence cross-references; and
    Australian Protective Service Act 1987
    and
    Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991
    to ensure that the Australian Protective Service has power to deal with terrorist related offences and to perform the aircraft security officer function on intra-state flights. Also contains savings and application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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