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  • Financial Sector Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Banking Act 1959
    in relation to: expertise and integrity of directors and senior managers of authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs) and authorised non-operating holding companies (NOHCs); removal of auditors; reporting requirements in relation to breaches of prudential requirements; application of prudential standards on a consolidated group basis; revocation of authority of an ADI or NOHC to operate a banking business; and protection for APRA officers against lawsuits;
    Insurance Act 1973
    in relation to: APRA’s capacity to discuss submissions on management expertise and integrity with third parties; reporting requirements in relation to breaches of prudential requirements; and penalties;
    Superannuation (Resolution of Complaints) Act 1993
    in relation to: time limits relating to disability benefit complaints; conciliation powers of the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal; removal of redundant arbitration powers; and minor technical amendments;
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    to allow the recognition of awards, still in force, under arbitration agreements even after removal of the arbitration power; and
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    ,
    Corporations Act 2001
    and
    Corporations (Repeals, Consequentials and Transitionals) Act 2001
    to: correct minor errors, grammatical mistakes and erroneous cross references; and remove obsolete provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Disability Reform) Bill (No. 2) 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: change the qualification criteria for disability support pension (DSP) in relation to work capacity for people who apply for DSP from 1 July 2003; and restrict exemptions from the activity test requirements for newstart allowance and youth allowance recipients. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family Law Legislation Amendment (Superannuation) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to ensure that appropriate means test assessment is applied to superannuation interests that are split pursuant to the
    Family Law Legislation Amendment (Superannuation) Act 2001
    ;
    Family Law Act 1975
    to: clarify the valuing of superannuation interests; enable the consolidation of superannuation plans and the transfer of a superannuation interest to a successor plan; and make minor technical and correcting amendments; and
    Judges’ Pensions Act 1968
    to authorise the making of regulations for determining the proportion of a pension that had accrued at the time of a judge’s marriage breakdown. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Budget Initiatives and Other Measures) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to correspondence and payment nominees; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to extend carer payment eligibility to carers of terminally ill profoundly disabled children. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Special Benefit Activity Test) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to require holders of certain specified visas issued for temporary protection, humanitarian or safe haven purposes to satisfy a special benefit activity test similar to the one that currently operates in relation to newstart allowance, and other newstart allowance conditions;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to make amendments contingent on the commencement of the proposed
    Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Australians Working Together and Other 2001 Budget Measures) Act 2002
    to ensure that activity test requirements are applied consistently to both special beneficiaries and newstart allowees; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Consequential and Related Measures) Act (No. 2) 1999
    and
    Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (1999 Budget and Other Measures) Act 1999
    to correct cross-references as a result of the enactment of the
    Youth Allowance Consolidation Act 2000

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fuel Quality Standards (Renewable Content of Motor Vehicle Fuel) Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Oct 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Bob KATTER Jnr, MP 

    Bill

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Australians Working Together and other 2001 Budget Measures) Bill (No. 2) 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Nov 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services portfolio 

    Bill

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    and 5 other Acts to: correct various cross-references and drafting errors; simplify and clarify existing provisions; achieve consistency between similar provisions and payments types; and address some unintended consequences of earlier amendments; 6 Acts to: repeal redundant provisions and references; renumber misdescribed provisions; and correct various cross-references;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    to introduce changes relating to child care benefits for foster children;
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to restore the equivalent legislative position in respect of recovery of certain debts that existed before the introduction of the family assistance law;
    Social Security Act 1991
    in relation to qualification for mobility allowance; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: repeal redundant provisions, references and notes; and renumber misdescribed provisions. Also repeals the
    First Home Owners Act 1983

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (2003 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Feb 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to exclude from income tests any payments for national socialist persecution;
    Excise Act 1901
    ,
    Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Products Grants and Benefits Administration Act 2000
    ,
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to allow access by Centrelink to new data sources relating to taxation;
    Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988
    to allow access by Centrelink and the Child Support Agency to new data sources relating to financial transactions;
    Social Security Act 1991
    ,
    Migration Act 1958
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to the operation of the Assurance of Support Scheme;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to allow payments to be suspended if recipients temporarily travelling overseas do not notify Centrelink of their departure;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to allow full recovery of any overpayments as a result of a foreign pension lump sum payment in arrears;
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to reduce the allowable period of temporary overseas absences for certain payments from 26 weeks to 13 weeks. Also makes minor technical corrections, including to the
    Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Australians Working Together and other 2001 Budget Measures) Act 2003
    and the
    Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Special Benefit Activity Test) Act 2002
    , and contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Disability Reform) Bill (No. 2) 2002 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: change the qualification criteria for disability support pension (DSP) in relation to work capacity for people who apply for DSP from 1 July 2003; and restrict exemptions from the activity test requirements for newstart allowance and youth allowance recipients. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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