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  • Insurance and Aviation Liability Legislation Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Civil Aviation (Carriers’ Liability) Act 1959
    to correct a technical error in relation to the application of the definitions of “Australian citizen” and “Australian person” to charter operators;
    Damage by Aircraft Act 1999
    to exempt passive owners from liability for damage to third parties on the ground; and
    Insurance Contracts Act 1984
    to allow for the exemption, by regulation, of third party aviation war risk insurance from the cancellation and variation provisions of the Act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing portfolio 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989
    to: increase the maximum quantity of new industrial chemicals that a manufacturer or importer can introduce under the Commercial Evaluation Permit system from 2 000 to 4 000 kilograms; align the renewal deadline for the registration of introducers of industrial chemicals with the expiry date of registration (i.e. 31 August); require notification of non-renewal by 31 August; abolish the urgent handling fee and establish late renewal penalties for renewals received after the renewal deadline; and remove fees and charges provisions from the Act so that they may be specified in regulations. Also contains application and saving provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Industry Research and Development Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Tourism and Resources 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Industry Research and Development Act 1986
    to: remove the existing powers of the Industry Research and Development Board to commit and approve expenditure of Commonwealth funds; and clarify the Board’s role in the provision of advice on innovation programs in addition to research and development programs. Also contains savings and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Import Processing Charges (Amendment and Repeal) Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Customs Legislation Amendment (Application of International Trade Modernisation and Other Measures) Bill 2003, the bill amends the
    Import Processing Charges (Amendment and Repeal) Act 2002
    to extend the application of cost recovery charges during the transition between the Customs legacy electronic systems and the new Integrated Cargo System. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Amendment (Rotterdam Convention) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Feb 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Amendment Bill 2004, the bill amends the
    Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989
    to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Transfer of Prisoners Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Feb 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Transfer of Prisoners Act 1997
    to facilitate the transfer of Australian citizens, convicted by a United States (US) military commission, to Australia for the purpose of serving any penal sentence in accordance with Australian and US law. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Invasion of Iraq Royal Commission (Restoring Public Trust in Government) Bill 2004 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob;NETTLE, Kerry 
    Summary
    Provides for the appointment of a royal commission of inquiry to investigate the accuracy, independence and use of intelligence information provided to the Commonwealth Government that contributed to its decision to commit Australian military forces to the war against Iraq. 

    Bill

  • Invasion of Iraq Royal Commission (Restoring Public Trust in Government) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    08 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Michael ORGAN MP 

    Bill

  • Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Amendment (Low Regulatory Concern Chemicals) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    31 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989
    in relation to: low regulatory concern chemicals, including new permit categories and exemptions, annual reporting and record keeping obligations; administrative processes for some permit renewals; and make miscellaneous and consequential amendments in relation to: the definition of “cosmetics”; inclusion of certain material on the Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances; and mandatory company registration for chemical introducers. Also contains application, saving and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to: appropriate funding for the period 1 January 2005 to 30 June 2009 for the: Indigenous Education Strategic Initiatives Programme, Indigenous Education Direct Assistance Programme, and continuation of the “away-from-base” element of ABSTUDY; specify commitments and conditions, including financial and educational accountability conditions, that must be included in funding agreements under the Act; and repeal a spent transitional provision. Also repeals the
    Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Act 1989
    and contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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