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  • Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Amendment (Low Regulatory Concern Chemicals) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    31 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989
    in relation to: low regulatory concern chemicals, including new permit categories and exemptions, annual reporting and record keeping obligations; administrative processes for some permit renewals; and make miscellaneous and consequential amendments in relation to: the definition of “cosmetics”; inclusion of certain material on the Australian Inventory of Chemical Substances; and mandatory company registration for chemical introducers. Also contains application, saving and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Amendment (Rotterdam Convention) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Feb 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Amendment Bill 2004, the bill amends the
    Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989
    to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing portfolio 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989
    to: increase the maximum quantity of new industrial chemicals that a manufacturer or importer can introduce under the Commercial Evaluation Permit system from 2 000 to 4 000 kilograms; align the renewal deadline for the registration of introducers of industrial chemicals with the expiry date of registration (i.e. 31 August); require notification of non-renewal by 31 August; abolish the urgent handling fee and establish late renewal penalties for renewals received after the renewal deadline; and remove fees and charges provisions from the Act so that they may be specified in regulations. Also contains application and saving provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Industry Research and Development Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Tourism and Resources 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Industry Research and Development Act 1986
    to: remove the existing powers of the Industry Research and Development Board to commit and approve expenditure of Commonwealth funds; and clarify the Board’s role in the provision of advice on innovation programs in addition to research and development programs. Also contains savings and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Industry, Science and Resources Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Science and Resources portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Industry, Tourism and Resources Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Ethnic Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    ACIS Administration Act 1999
    to clarify the use of duty credits earned under the Automotive Competitiveness and Investment Scheme;
    Bounty (Computers) Act 1984
    to replace a reference to the Standards Association of Australia with a reference to Standards Australia International Limited;
    Bounty (Ships) Act 1989
    to provide for progress payments of the research and development bounty;
    Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Legislation Amendment Act 2001
    to correct a drafting error;
    Pooled Development Funds Act 1992
    to correct a drafting oversight in relation to excluded superannuation funds;
    States Grants (Petroleum Products) Act 1965
    to reflect changes in administrative arrangements; and
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to correct a drafting oversight in relation to country of origin defences. Also repeals the
    Aluminium Industry Act 1960
    and
    Management and Investment Companies Act 1983

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Infrastructure Australia Amendment (National Broadband Network and Other Projects) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    MINCHIN, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Infrastructure Australia Act 2008
    to: require Infrastructure Australia to assess the proposed national broadband network and provide a report to the minister to be tabled in Parliament; and enable either House of the Parliament to refer infrastructure proposals to Infrastructure Australia for analysis and assessment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Infrastructure Australia Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Establishes Infrastructure Australia to advise governments, investors and owners of Australia’s future infrastructure needs and other related infrastructure issues. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Innovation and Education Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Training and Youth Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Innovation and Education Legislation Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    05 Apr 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Education, Training and Youth Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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