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  • International Arbitration Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Arbitration Act 1974
    to: apply most of the amendments made by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law in 2006 to the Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration to international commercial arbitration in Australia; confine the circumstances in which courts can set aside an award made under the Model Law or refuse to enforce foreign awards under the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards and the Model Law; include additional optional provisions to be made available to the parties to an arbitration agreement; include a regulation making power; and make general amendments in relation to the operation of the Act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Interactive Gambling Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    05 Apr 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Regulates interactive gambling services by creating an offence of providing interactive gambling services to Australian customers; and establishes a complaints scheme to enable Australians to make complaints about interactive gambling services on the Internet which are available to Australians. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BILLSON, Bruce, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Interactive Gambling Act 2001
    to prohibit subscription television based interactive gambling. 

    Bill

  • Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Interactive Gambling (Moratorium) Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Aug 2000 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979
    to: provide a consistent meaning of foreign intelligence and consistent approach to foreign intelligence with the
    Intelligence Services Act 2001
    and the
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    ; clarify that a computer access warrant authorises access to data held in the target computer at any time while the warrant is in force; and exclude the communication of information relating to employment within the Australian intelligence community from the operation of security assessment provisions;
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to clarify that the immunity for liability for certain employees for computer-related activities cannot be overridden by other Commonwealth, state or territory laws; and
    Intelligence Services Act 2001
    to: provide a specific function for the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation to assist the defence force; provide a new ground for granting a ministerial authorisation for producing intelligence on a person; clarify that the immunity for liability for certain employees for computer-related activities cannot be overridden by other Commonwealth, state or territory laws; and move existing exemptions from the Legislative Instruments Regulations 2004 into the Act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Intelligence Services Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Foreign Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Intelligence Services (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Foreign Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Tourism and Resources 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Patents Act 1990
    ,
    Trade Marks Act 1995
    and
    Designs Act 1906
    to clarify that errors or omission by persons such as independent contractors, employed by the Commissioner of Patents, Registrar of Trade Marks or Registrar of Designs, are encompassed by the existing extension of time provisions;
    Patents Act 1990
    in relation to disclosure of information to the Commissioner of Patents that is relevant to the patentability of an invention;
    Trade Marks Act 1995
    to: amend the definition of “employee”; and remove the term “trade marks officer”; and
    Patents Amendment (Innovation Patents) Act 2000
    to correct a drafting error. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Bill 2011 [2012]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Patents Act 1990
    in relation to: the thresholds set for the grant of a patent; and exempting patent infringement of research and experimental activities;
    Patents Act 1990
    and
    Trade Marks Act 1995
    to: reduce delays in finalising patent and trade mark applications; enable trade marks and patent attorneys to practise through a corporate structure; and extend to trade marks and patent attorneys the same ‘advice’ privilege available to legal professionals;
    Copyright Act 1968
    and
    Trade Marks Act 1995
    in relation to the enforcement regime for counterfeit trade mark and copyright goods; and
    Designs Act 2003
    ,
    Patents Act 1990
    ,
    Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994
    and
    Trade Marks Act 1995
    to provide that the intellectual property rights system can adapt to the electronic and global business environments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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