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  • Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Bill 2011 [2012]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Patents Act 1990
    in relation to: the thresholds set for the grant of a patent; and exempting patent infringement of research and experimental activities;
    Patents Act 1990
    and
    Trade Marks Act 1995
    to: reduce delays in finalising patent and trade mark applications; enable trade marks and patent attorneys to practise through a corporate structure; and extend to trade marks and patent attorneys the same ‘advice’ privilege available to legal professionals;
    Copyright Act 1968
    and
    Trade Marks Act 1995
    in relation to the enforcement regime for counterfeit trade mark and copyright goods; and
    Designs Act 2003
    ,
    Patents Act 1990
    ,
    Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994
    and
    Trade Marks Act 1995
    to provide that the intellectual property rights system can adapt to the electronic and global business environments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Import Processing Charges (Amendment and Repeal) Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Customs Legislation Amendment (Application of International Trade Modernisation and Other Measures) Bill 2003, the bill amends the
    Import Processing Charges (Amendment and Repeal) Act 2002
    to extend the application of cost recovery charges during the transition between the Customs legacy electronic systems and the new Integrated Cargo System. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Import Processing Charges (Amendment and Repeal) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Continues the operation of the import processing charges imposed by the
    Import Processing Charges Act 1997
    after that Act is repealed until certain other provisions of the
    Customs Legislation Amendment and Repeal (International Trade Modernisation) Act 2001
    are proclaimed, and during certain moratorium periods. Also amends the
    Import Processing Charges Act 2001
    to clarify the amount of self-assessed declaration charge that is payable in relation to reportable documents. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Import Processing Charges Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Dec 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Import Processing Charges Amendment Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Mar 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs portfolio 

    Bill

  • Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    School Education, Early Childhood and Youth 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to provide funding for non-ABSTUDY payments for the 2013 calendar year; and
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    to transfer funding for the 2012 and 2013 calendar years for the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education from the
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to the Other Grants Program. 

    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

  • 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

  • Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Amendment Bill 2002, the bill amends the
    Interstate Road Transport Charge Act 1985
    to ensure that an automatic annual adjustment is applied to the level of charges for vehicles registered under the Federal Interstate Registration Scheme, by reference to the percentage amount determined for the purposes of the charge under the
    Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Act 1993

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Maritime Conventions Legislation Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Apr 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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