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  • Insurance Contracts Amendment Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Insurance Contracts Act 1984
    to enable regulations to be made to: establish a standard definition of flood for riverine flooding in home building and home contents insurance contracts and contracts held by small businesses and strata titles; and require insurance providers to provide consumers with a key facts sheet for home building and home contents insurance contracts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Insurance Contracts Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Insurance Contracts Act 1984
    in relation to: duty of utmost good faith; ‘bundled’ workers’ compensation contracts; ‘bundled contracts’; enabling the use of electronic communication for statutory notices and documents; extending the Australian Securities and Investments Commission powers under the Act; disclosure and misrepresentations; remedies for bundled contracts of life insurance; the rights and obligations of third parties; and the division of proceeds from a recovery action. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Insurance and Aviation Liability Legislation Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Civil Aviation (Carriers’ Liability) Act 1959
    to correct a technical error in relation to the application of the definitions of “Australian citizen” and “Australian person” to charter operators;
    Damage by Aircraft Act 1999
    to exempt passive owners from liability for damage to third parties on the ground; and
    Insurance Contracts Act 1984
    to allow for the exemption, by regulation, of third party aviation war risk insurance from the cancellation and variation provisions of the Act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Inspector-General of Taxation Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Establishes an independent statutory office of Inspector-General of Taxation to conduct reviews and advise the Minister in relation to tax administration systems. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Freedom of Information Act 1982
    and
    National Crime Authority Act 1984

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Special Minister of State for the Public Service and Integrity 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986
    to: recognise expressly the role of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security (IGIS) in assisting the Government to provide the Parliament and the public with assurances that the use of special powers and capabilities by Australian intelligence and security agencies are subject to scrutiny; enable the IGIS to undertake own-motion preliminary inquiries; extend the IGIS capacity to undertake own-motion full inquiries; enable the IGIS to delegate powers of the agency subject to ministerial approval; enable the IGIS to release material to any Royal Commission at the discretion of the government; and make technical amendments; and
    Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006
    to make a consequential amendment. 

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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