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  • 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

  • Immigration (Education) Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Citizenship 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Immigration (Education) Act 1971
    to implement the Adult Migrant English Program by: removing annual administration fees for English courses; providing that certain New Zealand citizens are unable to access English courses; extending the registration period in an English course from three to six months; providing that English courses are completed within five years; clarifying eligibility for English courses; and enabling the secretary to extend registration, commencement and completion timeframes for English courses retrospectively. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Industry, Tourism and Resources Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Ethnic Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    ACIS Administration Act 1999
    to clarify the use of duty credits earned under the Automotive Competitiveness and Investment Scheme;
    Bounty (Computers) Act 1984
    to replace a reference to the Standards Association of Australia with a reference to Standards Australia International Limited;
    Bounty (Ships) Act 1989
    to provide for progress payments of the research and development bounty;
    Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Legislation Amendment Act 2001
    to correct a drafting error;
    Pooled Development Funds Act 1992
    to correct a drafting oversight in relation to excluded superannuation funds;
    States Grants (Petroleum Products) Act 1965
    to reflect changes in administrative arrangements; and
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to correct a drafting oversight in relation to country of origin defences. Also repeals the
    Aluminium Industry Act 1960
    and
    Management and Investment Companies Act 1983

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Industry, Science and Resources Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Science and Resources portfolio 

    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

  • 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

  • Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Interstate Road Transport Charge Act 1985
    to remove a timing restriction on regulations made under the Act in relation to registration charges for certain heavy vehicles. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Road Charges Legislation Repeal and Amendment Bill 2008, the bill amends the
    Interstate Road Transport Charge Act 1985
    to enable regulations to be made to implement national heavy vehicle charges set out in the 2007 Heavy Vehicle Charges Determination under the Federal Interstate Registration Scheme for registered vehicles. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Repeal Bill 2008, the bill amends the
    Interstate Road Transport Charge Act 1985
    to enable regulations to be made to implement national heavy vehicle charges set out in the 2007 Heavy Vehicle Charges Determination under the Federal Interstate Registration Scheme for registered vehicles. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Infrastructure Australia Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Establishes Infrastructure Australia to advise governments, investors and owners of Australia’s future infrastructure needs and other related infrastructure issues. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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