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  • Maritime Legislation Amendment (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) Bill 2007

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    Date
    06 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Navigation Act 1912
    and
    Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
    to: implement Australia’s obligations under Annex VI (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships; update certain references; and remove the limit in the
    Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
    on the amount of penalty for a breach of a regulation or an order. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Border Integrity) Bill 2007

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    Date
    11 Oct 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    in relation to: cessation of special purpose visas; use of automated systems in immigration clearance; and use of ‘personal identifiers’ as evidence of proof of identity. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Employer Sanctions) Bill 2006 [2007]

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    Date
    29 Mar 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Migration Act 1958
    to introduce new offences for employers, labour suppliers and other persons who allow non-citizens to work in Australia illegally. Also amends the
    Crimes Act 1914
    to provide certain protections for children involved in proceedings in relation to the new employer sanctions offences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Marriage Amendment Bill 2004

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    Date
    24 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Marriage Act 1961
    to: define marriage as a union of a man and a woman; and clarify that same-sex marriages entered into under the law of another country will not be recognised in Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity (Run-off Cover Support Payment) Bill 2004

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    Date
    13 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Medical Indemnity Legislation Amendment (Run-off Cover Indemnity and Other Measures) Bill 2004, the bill imposes the run-off cover support payment as a levy on the premium income received by insurers for medical indemnity cover. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity Legislation Amendment (Run-off Cover Indemnity and Other Measures) Bill 2004

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    Date
    13 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Medical Indemnity (Run-off Cover Support Payment) Bill 2004, the bill amends the:
    Medical Indemnity Act 2002
    ,
    Medical Indemnity (Prudential Supervision and Product Standards) Act 2003
    ,
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    ,
    Health Insurance Commission Act 1973
    and
    National Health Act 1953
    to introduce a run-off cover indemnity scheme to cover the cost of medical indemnity claims against eligible practitioners after they have retired or are not participating in the private medical workforce, which will be funded by a levy on medical indemnity insurers (the run-off cover support payment); and the
    Medical Indemnity Act 2002
    to enable a claims protocol to be determined to cover the payment of expenses arising from incurred but not reported indemnity scheme claims. Also repeals the
    Medical Indemnity (Enhanced UMP Indemnity) Contribution Act 2002
    and makes minor amendments to the
    Medical Indemnity Act 2002
    ,
    Medical Indemnity (Prudential Supervision and Product Standards) Act 2003
    and the Medical Indemnity (Prudential Supervision and Product Standards) Regulations 2003. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity (IBNR Indemnity) Contribution Amendment Bill 2004

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    Date
    19 Feb 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Medical Indemnity Amendment Bill 2004, the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Medical Indemnity (IBNR Indemnity) Contribution Act 2002
    to reflect the renaming of the Incurred But Not Reported Claims Contribution as the United Medical Protection support payment; and provides for the Act to be renamed as the
    Medical Indemnity (UMP Support Payment) Contribution Act 2002

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity Amendment Bill 2004

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    Date
    19 Feb 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Medical Indemnity (IBNR Indemnity) Contribution Amendment Bill 2004, the bill amends the:
    Medical Indemnity Act 2002
    to: replace the Incurred But Not Reported (IBNR) Claims Contribution with the United Medical Protection (UMP) support payment; implement the Premium Support Scheme in place of the Medical Indemnity Subsidy Scheme; and clarify the definition of health care related vocation; and
    Health Insurance Act 1973
    ,
    Health Insurance Commission Act 1973
    ,
    Medical Indemnity Act 2002
    and
    National Health Act 1953
    to make consequential amendments renaming the IBNR contribution as the UMP support payment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity (IBNR Indemnity) Contribution Amendment Bill 2003

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    Date
    06 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Medical Indemnity Amendment Bill 2003 and further to the package of bills implementing the framework for medical indemnity insurance, the bill amends the
    Medical Indemnity (IBNR Indemnity) Contribution Act 2002
    to give effect to a moratorium on incurred but not reported liabilities (IBNR) contributions; and reduce the IBNR contribution to be paid for the 2003-04 and 2004-05 financial years. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medical Indemnity Amendment Bill 2003

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    Date
    06 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Medical Indemnity (IBNR Indemnity) Contribution Amendment Bill 2003 and further to the package of bills implementing the framework for medical indemnity insurance, the bill amends the
    Medical Indemnity Act 2002
    to implement the Exceptional Claims Scheme which will provide for the Commonwealth to assume liability for damages payable against a medical practitioner that exceed the practitioner’s insurance contract limit. Also makes changes to the administration of the medical indemnity contributions; and contains savings and transitional provisions and a power to make transitional regulations. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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