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  • Livestock Export (Animal Welfare Conditions) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    31 Oct 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    WILKIE, Andrew, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997
    to: provide that live-stock exported for slaughter are transported and slaughtered humanely; make the secretary responsible to ensure that live-stock exported for slaughter under a live-stock export licence are treated humanely and if not, cease their export; and penalise the holder of a live-stock export licence if they fail to inform the secretary of inhumane treatment of live-stock. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Legislative Instruments Amendment (Sunsetting) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    to provide that legislative instruments remain in force for 10 years following registration (rather than commencement) on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BANDT, Adam, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Control Act 1982
    to prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Live Animal Export Restriction and Prohibition Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    WILKIE, Andrew, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997
    to: prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter on or after 1 July 2014; and provide that export licence holders ensure all live-stock are treated satisfactorily prior to slaughter; and
    Export Control Act 1982
    to: prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter unless the secretary is satisfied that the live-stock will be treated satisfactorily prior to slaughter; and prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter on or after 1 July 2014. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill 2011 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    SIEWERT, Sen Rachel 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Control Act 1982
    to prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Identity Crimes and Other Measures) Bill 2010 [2011]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: insert three identity crime offences in relation to identification information; and allow a victim of identity crime to obtain a certificate which may assist in re-establishing their credit history;
    Crimes Act 1914
    in relation to the administration of justice offences and makes consequential amendments to eight other Acts;
    Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983
    to: allow for the delegation of functions and powers to facilitate joint trial arrangements; and provide legal immunity for persons carrying out functions and duties under the Act;
    Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006
    in relation to certain written notices and the disclosure of sensitive information held by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre;
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    to: enable the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to use alcohol screening as a preliminary test for all random, targeted investigation and certain incident alcohol testing; and allow the Commissioner to confer awards on other AFP employees; and Judiciary Act 1903 to repeal redundant provisions in relation to eligibility to practice law in the territories. Also makes miscellaneous amendments to the
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    ,
    Crimes Act 1914
    ,
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    and
    Privacy Act 1988

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Long Service Leave Legislation Amendment (Telstra) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1976
    ,
    Telstra Corporation Act 1991
    and
    Telstra (Transition to Full Private Ownership) Act 2005
    to extend the application of the
    Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1976
    to Telstra pending development of national long service leave arrangements in consultation with the states and territories. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Law and Justice (Cross Border and Other Amendments) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Service and Execution of Process Act 1992
    to: establish the Cross Border Justice Scheme to enable judicial officers, police and other officials to deal with offenders from any of the participating jurisdictions (Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory); and clarify that prisoners may give evidence by audio or video link when subpoenaed to give evidence in interstate court or tribunal proceedings; and
    Evidence and Procedure (New Zealand) Act 1994
    to expand the range of proceedings covered by the scheme established between Australia and New Zealand for the service of subpoenas between the two jurisdictions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Identity Crimes and Other Measures) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: insert three identity crime offences in relation to identification information; and allow a victim of identity crime to obtain a certificate which may assist in re-establishing their credit history;
    Crimes Act 1914
    in relation to the administration of justice offences and makes consequential amendments to eight other Acts;
    Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983
    (DPPA) to: allow for the delegation of functions and powers to facilitate joint trial arrangements; and provide legal immunity for persons carrying out functions and duties under the DPPA;
    Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006
    in relation to certain written notices and the disclosure of sensitive information held by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre;
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    to: enable the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to use alcohol screening as a preliminary test for all random, targeted investigation and certain incident alcohol testing; and allow the Commissioner to confer awards on other AFP employees; and
    Judiciary Act 1903
    to repeal redundant provisions in relation to eligibility to practice law in the territories. Also makes miscellaneous amendments to the
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    ,
    Crimes Act 1914
    ,
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    and
    Privacy Act 1988

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Law Officers Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Law Officers Act 1964
    and
    Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1976
    to enable Solicitors-General to access long service leave entitlements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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