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  • Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979
    to strengthen its counter-terrorism powers, in particular by: enabling the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) to seek a warrant to detain and question persons over 14 years of age for the purposes of investigating terrorism offences; and provides for safeguards in relation to these new powers, and penalties for officials’ failure to comply with provisions; and
    Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979
    in relation to the authorisation of communication of intelligence by persons other than ASIO officers. Also provides for review of the operation of the legislation 3 years after its commencement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Airports Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Citizenship Act 1948
    to update aspects of Australian citizenship law and, in particular, enhances provisions relating to citizenship of children and young adults; and strengthens existing integrity measures, including ‘people smuggling’ provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Award of Victoria Cross for Australia Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Apr 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Sen Chris SCHACHT 

    Bill

  • ABC Amendment (Online and Multichannelling Services) Bill 2001 [2002]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Apr 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BOURNE, Vicki 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983
    in relation to the provision of online and multichannelling services; and
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to enable the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Special Broadcasting Service Corporation to provide unrestricted multichannelling services. 

    Bill

  • Australian Heritage Council (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2000 [2001]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2000 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Heritage 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Australian Heritage Council Bill 2000, the bill: repeals the
    Australian Heritage Commission Act 1975
    ; amends the
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
    to remove a reference to the
    Australian Heritage Commission Act 1975
    ; and provides for transitional arrangements for the transition from the Australian Heritage Commission to the Australian Heritage Council. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Heritage Council Bill 2000 [2001]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2000 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Heritage 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Australian Heritage Council (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2000 and in conjunction with the Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2000, the bill: replaces the Australian Heritage Commission by establishing the Australian Heritage Council which will provide advice on the identification, conservation and protection of places on the National Heritage List and the Commonwealth Heritage List; and provides for the functions, composition and conduct of meetings of the Australian Heritage Council. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Auditor of Parliamentary Allowances and Entitlements Bill 2000 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Nov 2000 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FAULKNER, Sen John 
    Summary
    Establishes the office of Auditor of Parliamentary Allowances and Entitlements as an independent officer of the Parliament. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Auditor-General Act 1997
    and
    Public Accounts and Audit Committee Act 1951

    Bill

  • Administrative Decisions (Effect of International Instruments) Bill 1999

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Oct 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Responds to the High Court decision in
    Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs v Teoh
    by providing the necessary statutory indication to ensure that entry into a treaty by the Australian Government does not give rise to a legitimate expectation in administrative law that the Government will act in accordance with the treaty, which could form the basis for challenge. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australia New Zealand Food Authority Amendment Bill 1999

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    31 Mar 1999 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Health and Aged Care Portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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