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  • Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Amendment Bill 2004

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    Date
    24 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment Bill 2004, the bill amends the
    Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Act 1997
    to reflect the repeal of the three types of Part X administrations and the introduction of personal insolvency agreements in the proposed
    Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment Act 2004
    . Also contains transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment Bill 2004

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    Date
    24 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Amendment Bill 2004, the bill amends the
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    in relation to binding arrangements with creditors as an alternative to bankruptcy by: increasing the disclosure requirements of debtors, creditors and trustees; replacing the three current types of arrangements with a single form of arrangement to be called a personal insolvency agreement; and simplifying the process for setting aside and terminating arrangements; and makes consequential amendments to 16 other Acts; and contains application and transitional provisions. Also amends the:
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    in relation to: related changes to post-bankruptcy compositions and schemes of arrangement; performance standards of registered trustees; creditors’ voting documents; notice of meetings; and to make technical amendments; and the
    Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment Act 2002
    to: correct a drafting error; and validate past acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Anti-Siphoning) Bill 2004

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    Date
    24 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to extend the automatic de-listing period for events on the “anti-siphoning” list (which lists events determined by the Minister to be available free-to-air) so that events are removed 12 weeks prior to their commencement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Bankruptcy and Family Law Legislation Amendment Bill 2004

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    Date
    11 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    and
    Family Law Act 1975
    to clarify the interaction between family law and bankruptcy, particularly in relation to the rights of the non-bankrupt spouse and the interests of creditors; and
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    to: establish a supervised account regime for the collection by a bankruptcy trustee of a bankrupt’s assessed income contributions; and prevent the use of financial and maintenance agreements to defeat the claims of creditors. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2006

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    Date
    23 Jun 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    to provide a framework for the conversion of commercial television broadcasting services in regional and remote areas of Western Australia from analogue to digital; and to allow commercial television broadcasting licensees in remote licence areas to multi-channel their digital services, where they elect jointly, or one elects individually, to provide a third digital-only commercial service; and exempt such licensees from any mandatory high definition television quotas that might be applied in remote licence areas. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment (Anti-avoidance) Bill 2006

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    Date
    07 Dec 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    to strengthen anti-avoidance provisions which allow trustees to recover property disposed of prior to bankruptcy or owned by a third person but acquired by that person using the bankrupt’s resources. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment (Fees and Charges) Bill 2006

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    Date
    16 Feb 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    and
    Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Act 1997
    to facilitate implementation by the Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia of cost recovery arrangements by enabling the Minister to make legislative instruments to determine fees and charges;
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    to: remove possible impediments to electronic service delivery; and clarify and update certain provisions; and
    Bankruptcy (Estate Charges) Act 1997
    to provide for an annual payment by bankruptcy trustees of realisations charge and interest charge rather than a twice yearly payment. Also repeals the
    Bankruptcy (Registration Charges) Act 1997

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Subscription Television Drama and Community Broadcasting Licences) Bill 2006

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    Date
    01 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to: increase flexibility in the operation of the 10 per cent requirement for new spending on drama on subscription television; and allow the Australian Communications and Media Authority to approve the transfer of a community broadcasting licence to another person who represents the same community interest. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television) Bill 2006

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    Date
    14 Sep 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Broadcasting Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2006, the bill amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    to reform the digital television and commercial television broadcasting regime, particularly in relation to: regulation of digital television; broadcasting of sports on the anti-siphoning list on new digital channels; commercial television licensing arrangements; allocation of channels for new digital services; the access regime for channel B datacasting transmitter licences and access undertakings; and industry codes and standards. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Collection of Datacasting Transmitter Licence Fees) Bill 2006

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    Date
    12 Oct 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Datacasting Transmitter Licence Fees Bill 2006, the bill amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Radiocommunications Act 1992
    to ensure compliance by channel A datacasting transmitter licence holders with licence fee payment and record keeping obligations. Also makes a consequential amendment to the
    Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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