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  • Trade Practices Legislation Amendment Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Jun 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    KATTER, Bob, Jnr, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    in relation to: non-merger authorisations; collective bargaining; exclusionary provisions; price fixing provisions; dual listed companies; exclusive dealing; enforcement; penalties and indemnities; local government bodies; and functions and powers under the Competition Code. Also amends the:
    Corporations Act 2001
    and
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    in relation to disqualification from managing corporations; and
    Gas Pipelines Access (Commonwealth) Act 1998
    to amend an incorrect cross-reference. 

    Bill

  • Transparent Advertising and Notification of Pregnancy Counselling Services Bill 2005

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha 
    Summary
    Prohibits misleading or deceptive advertising or notification of pregnancy counselling services. 

    Bill

  • Taxation Laws Amendment (Scholarships) Bill 2005 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Jun 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: abolish the distinction between full-time and part-time scholarships and make all scholarships which satisfy certain criteria tax free; and extend the exemption for fee-waiver, fee-pay and Commonwealth Learning Scholarships from the social security personal income test to University Equity Scholarships. 

    Bill

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2004 Measures No. 5) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: add certain organisations and include special schools as specifically-listed deductible gift recipients; give irrigation water providers and rural land irrigation water providers access to the water facilities and landcare tax concessions; enable an administrator (in addition to a liquidator) to declare worthless shares and other equity interests for capital gains tax purposes; and amend application of the first child tax offset provisions in relation to adoptive parents;
    Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986
    to extend the fringe benefits tax exemption to costs associated with purchase of a dwelling as a result of relocation;
    Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992
    to remove the superannuation guarantee (SG) reporting requirement, for employers to report employer superannuation contributions to employees, from the SG arrangements;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to clarify operation of the consolidation regime; and
    Taxation Laws Amendment Act (No. 8) 2003
    to correct a commencement provision. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trade Practices Legislation Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Implements the recommendations of the Dawson Review into competition policy by amending the
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    in relation to: merger clearances and authorisations; non-merger authorisations; collective bargaining; exclusionary provisions; price fixing provisions; dual listed companies; third line forcing and exclusive dealing; enforcement; penalties and indemnities; local government bodies; and functions and powers under Competition Code. Also amends the:
    Corporations Act 2001
    and
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    in relation to disqualification from managing corporations; and
    Gas Pipelines Access (Commonwealth) Act 1998
    to amend an incorrect cross-reference. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Textile, Clothing and Footwear Strategic Investment Program Amendment (Post-2005 scheme) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Tourism and Resources 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Customs Tariff Amendment (Textile, Clothing and Footwear Post-2005 Arrangements) Bill 2004 to extend the Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) Strategic Investment Program for another 10 years, the bill amends the
    Textile, Clothing and Footwear Strategic Investment Program Act 1999
    to extend the program, through the establishment of: the TCF Post-2005 Strategic Investment Program (SIP) Scheme to provide grants for eligible capital expenditure; and the TCF Small Business Fund focusing on grants to develop the business enterprise culture of small TCF entities unable to benefit from the TCF post-2005 (SIP) Scheme. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Telecommunications (Interception) Amendment (Stored Communications) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979
    to exclude access to stored communications from the current prohibition against interception of communications. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Telstra (Transition to Full Private Ownership) Bill 2003 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Telstra Corporation Act 1991
    in relation to: repeal of provisions which require the Commonwealth to retain 50.1 per cent of the equity in Telstra Corporation Limited; cessation of Ministerial directions and reporting obligations once the Commonwealth’s equity falls below certain percentages; foreign ownership limits; regular independent reviews of regional telecommunications; and sale provisions;
    Telecommunications Act 1997
    to permit licence conditions on Telstra to ensure that it maintains a local presence in regional, rural and remote parts of Australia;
    Telstra Corporation Act 1991
    , Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Regulations and Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Regulations to preserve employee entitlements;
    Freedom of Information Act 1982
    , Archives Regulations, Freedom of Information (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations,
    Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991
    and Ombudsman Regulations to make transitional provisions and consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Truth in Food Labelling Bill 2003 [2005]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Oct 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Provides for a food labelling system in Australia which will require the labelling of all genetically modified foods and not just those foods that still have detectable levels of genetically modified protein or DNA left after processing. 

    Bill

  • Taxation Laws Amendment (Superannuation Contributions Splitting) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Sep 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Superannuation Contributions Tax (Assessment and Collection) Act 1997
    to provide for the taxation treatment of split superannuation contributions between a fund-contributing member and their spouse. Details of the operation of superannuation contributions splitting will be specified in regulations under the
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    and the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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