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  • Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Electoral Integrity and Other Measures) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    08 Dec 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Special Minister of State 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    ,
    Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Enrolment Integrity and Other Measures) Act 2004
    and
    Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984
    in relation to: closure of the electoral rolls; proof of identity for enrolment and provisional voting; financial disclosure requirements in non-election periods; access to the electoral roll and its use; political party registration; paid electoral advertising on the Internet; candidate nomination deposits; prisoner voting entitlements; location of Divisional Offices; abolition of broadcasters and publishers returns; and the disclosure of political donations; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to increase the tax deductibility value of contributions and gifts to political parties, independent candidates and members; and makes consequential amendments to the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    . Also provides for the automatic de-registration and requirement for re-registration of certain political parties. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Amendment Bill 2003

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    Date
    26 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Act 1997
    to create a new fee structure to replace the current tiered charges structure for the annual registration charge payable by all providers registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Export Market Development Grants Amendment Bill 2003

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    Date
    29 May 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Trade 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Market Development Grants Act 1997
    in relation to the Export Market Development Grants Scheme by: reducing the income ceiling for applicants to $30 million; removing the $25 million export earnings ceiling; reducing the $200 000 maximum grant to $150 000; reducing the maximum number of grants payable to applicants from eight to seven; and repealing the provision which provides for additional grants for entering new markets. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Export Control Amendment Bill 2003

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    Date
    27 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Control Act 1982
    to: replace a redundant cross-reference in relation to making a false or misleading statement in declarations made for the purposes of the regulations; and allow certificates issued in relation to goods exported from Christmas Island or the Cocos Islands to be certified as goods from those Territories rather than from Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2003

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    Date
    13 Feb 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme Bill 2003, the bill makes consequential amendments to 6 Acts as a result of the introduction of the Energy Grants Credits Scheme. Also repeals the
    Diesel and Alternative Fuels Grants Scheme Act 1999
    and contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme Bill 2003

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    Date
    13 Feb 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Energy Grants (Credit) Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2003, the bill replaces the Diesel Fuel Rebate Scheme and the Diesel and Alternative Fuels Grants Scheme with a single scheme called the Energy Grants (Credits) Scheme which will apply from 1 July 2003. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Excise Laws Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

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    Date
    26 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Excise Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2002, the bill amends the:
    Excise Act 1901
    to: enable excise to be charged on the higher of the labelled alcohol content or the actual alcohol content of alcoholic beverages; and allow the Commission of Taxation to determine rules for working out the percentage by volume of alcohol in beverages; and
    Distillation Act 1901
    and
    Spirits Act 1906
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Excise Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Consequential on the Excise Laws Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002, the bill amends the
    Excise Tariff Act 1921
    to remove a previous reference to how the volume of alcohol should be physically measured and substitute references to the new provisions in the
    Excise Act 1901
    relating to the calculation of the volume of alcohol and excise duty. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Aug 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Science and Training 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000
    to: clarify the definition of “registered provider”; clarify to whom refunds of student monies should be paid in the case of student default; provide greater flexibility to impose sanctions in cases of non-compliance, including the ability to impose lesser sanctions; and correct technical anomalies. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Egg Industry Service Provision (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Aug 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Egg Industry Service Provision Bill 2002, the bill provides for the transfer of assets and liabilities associated with the egg sub-programme of the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation to the newly created Australian Egg Corporation Limited. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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