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  • Assisting the Victims of Overseas Terrorism Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Feb 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    ABBOTT, Tony, MP 
    Summary
    Establishes a framework to provide financial assistance to persons or their next of kin who are injured or killed as a result of an international terrorist act. 

    Bill

  • Abolition of Age Limit on Payment of the Superannuation Guarantee Charge Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Feb 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992
    to abolish the current age limit of 70 years for the payment of the superannuation guarantee. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Auditor-General Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Feb 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Sponsor
    OAKESHOTT, Rob, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Auditor-General Act 1997
    to provide that the Auditor-General may, or the Auditor-General may at the request of the Joint Committee on Public Accounts and Audit: audit performance indicators and conduct assurance reviews of Commonwealth agencies, authorities and companies; conduct assurance reviews of government business enterprises; and conduct performance audits of Commonwealth partners. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Aviation Transport Security Amendment (Air Cargo) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure and Transport 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aviation Transport Security Act 2004
    in relation to: accredited air cargo agents; transport security programs; certification of cargo; security training requirements; and strict liability offences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Energy Efficiency 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to establish the Carbon Farming Initiative, the bill provides for: the purposes and functions of the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units; rules for opening and closing accounts in the registry; different types of registry accounts; procedures and requirements relating to Kyoto and non-Kyoto international units in the registry; publication of information; voluntary cancellation of emissions units; prevention or rectifying non-compliance with registry requirements; and merits review of decisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Bill (No. 1) 2011-2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Appropriates a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for expenditure in relation to the parliamentary departments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2011-2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Appropriates money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the ordinary annual services of the government. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2011-2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Appropriates money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for certain Appropriates money out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for certain expenditure. Also amends the
    Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Act 1911
    to: increase the cap on the face value of stock and securities that can be on issue under the Treasurer’s standing borrowing authority to $250 billion; remove the requirement for the Treasurer to declare that there are special circumstances before increasing the cap; and create two special appropriations for costs and expenses incurred by the Commonwealth in relation to the issue or sale of stock and the repurchase and redemption of stock prior to maturity. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Acts Interpretation Act 1901
    to restructure the Act by: co-locating and listing alphabetically definitions; ensuring powers in relation to instruments apply to all types of instruments; enabling section 19B and 19BA Orders to apply retrospectively; providing that an action by a minister other than a minister authorised to perform that action is not invalid merely on that basis; clarifying actions done by a person purporting to act under an appointment; providing that everything in an Act should be considered part of the Act; and modernising concepts; the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    in relation to the construction of legislative instruments; and 248 Acts to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre Supervisory Cost Recovery Levy (Collection) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills, the bill: enables the collection and administration of the supervisory cost recovery levy; imposes a penalty for late payment; and provides for the levy or late payment penalty to be waived in certain circumstances. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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