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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

  • Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Prisoner Voting and Other Measures) Bill 2004

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    Date
    05 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Special Minister of State 
    Summary
    Addresses technical problems with the
    Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Enrolment Integrity and Other Measures) Act 2004
    by amending the:
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    and
    Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984
    to prevent prisoners who are serving a sentence of 3 years or more from enrolling to vote; and
    Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Enrolment Integrity and Other Measures) Act 2004
    to: repeal early close of rolls provisions for referenda; and clarify the commencement and cessation of name and address evidentiary requirements for enrolment and changes to enrolment details. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Extension of Charitable Purpose Bill 2004

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    Date
    27 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Provides a statutory extension to the common law meaning of “charity” for the purposes of all Commonwealth legislation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Export Market Development Grants Amendment Bill 2004

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    Date
    13 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Trade 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Market Development Grants Act 1997
    to provide that grants are not payable if the applicant or an associate of the applicant are determined by Austrade, in accordance with Ministerial guidelines, to be “not fit and proper” to receive a grant, with effect to grants for grant years commencing after 1 July 2003. Also provides that a determination is review by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Access to Electoral Roll and Other Measures) Bill 2004

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    Date
    01 Apr 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Special Minister of State 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    and
    Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984
    in relation to: enrolment issues; access to the electoral roll and its use; the lead-up to election day including preparations undertaken by the Australian Electoral Commission, political parties, candidates and others, including procedures for nomination of candidates; processes for voting; operation of polling booths on election day; and technical amendments. Also contains application, saving and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Enrolment Integrity and Other Measures) Bill 2004

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    Date
    01 Apr 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Special Minister of State 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    ,
    Electoral and Referendum Amendment Act (No. 1) 1999
    ,
    Public Employment (Consequential and Transitional) Amendment Act 1999
    and
    Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984
    in relation to: enrolment and voting processes, including proof of identity and address arrangements, and closure of electoral rolls; prisoners’ rights to vote; financial disclosure thresholds; provision of certain voting information to political parties and independent members of parliament; removal of the requirement for broadcasters and publishers to lodge returns on electoral advertising during an election period; multiple voting and enrolment offences; restriction of scrutineers’ activities in relation to assisted votes; reinstatement on the electoral roll; and registration of party names. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Excise Tariff Amendment (Fuels) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Apr 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Customs Tariff Amendment (Fuels) Bill 2004, the bill amends the
    Excise Tariff Act 1921
    to provide for new differential excise duty rates for high sulphur diesel and ultra low sulphur diesel and certain similar products; increase the excise duty rate for aviation kerosene and aviation gasoline; introduce an excise duty on biodiesel for use as a fuel in an international combustion engine; and enable previously paid duties to be deducted in the formula for calculating excise duty payable on fuel ethanol/gasoline blends. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Excise and Other Legislation Amendment (Compliance Measures) Bill 2004

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    Date
    25 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Excise Act 1901
    to relation to: delivery of excisable goods for exportation; movement of tobacco seed and plants; disposal of certain seized forfeited goods and use of evidentiary certificates in relation to those goods; and disclosure of information about excise licences and permissions in certain circumstances; and the
    Customs Act 1901
    in relation to exportation of excisable goods; and make consequential amendments. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Extension of Sunset of Parliamentary Joint Committee on Native Title Bill 2004

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    Date
    19 Feb 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Native Title Act 1993
    to extend the operation of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Native Title and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Fund for 2 years (to 23 March 2006). 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Energy Grants (Cleaner Fuels) Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2004

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    Date
    11 Sep 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Energy Grants (Cleaner Fuels) Scheme Bill 2003, the bill amends the
    Product Grants and Benefits Administration Act 2000
    ,
    Excise Act 1901
    and
    Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000
    to facilitate the operation of the Energy Grants Cleaner Fuels Scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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