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  • National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Aug 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    In response to issues raised by the Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills and recommendations made by the Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee, the bill amends the
    National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011
    to: add an objects clause; clarify which laws of the states and territories apply to registered training organisations; clarify the circumstances when the Regulator can amend an accredited course without an application being made by the course owner; ensure that a person is aware of the cancellation of the qualification or statement of attainment before being liable for a civil penalty; limit the use of force; require authorised officers to possess certain experience, training and qualifications; enable information sharing with the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency; and make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Vocational Education and Training Regulator (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2010 [2011]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Bill 2010 [2011], the bill provides for transitional arrangements to: continue existing registrations of vocational education and training providers; continue existing course accreditations; enable certain decisions of the regulator to be reviewed by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal; enable staff of referring state and territory regulators to transfer to the national regulator; continue legal proceedings; and make miscellaneous amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Vocational Education and Training Regulator (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Feb 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Further to the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Bill 2010 [2011] and National Vocational Education and Training Regulator (Transitional Provisions) Bill 2010 [2011], the bill makes consequential amendments to the
    Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000
    ,
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    and
    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
    to provide that the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator framework interacts with other regulatory frameworks and funding programs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Vocational Education and Training Regulator (Charges) Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Mar 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Enables the National VET Regulator (NVR) (known as the Australian Skills Quality Authority) to impose charges on NVR registered training organisations for conducting compliance audits and investigating complaints about NVR registered training organisaitons. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Transport Commission Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Transport Commission (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2003, the bill: replaces the National Road Transport Commission by establishing the National Transport Commission which will have responsibility for developing, monitoring and maintaining uniform regulatory and operational reforms relating to road, rail and intermodal transport; and provides for model legislation and other instruments to be set out in the regulations, enabling the State and Territories to reference or enact the substance of the model legislation in their own laws, which will ensure national uniformity. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Transport Commission (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Transport Commission Bill 2003, the bill: repeals the
    National Road Transport Commission Act 1991
    ; and makes consequential amendments to the
    National Environment Protection Council Act 1994
    and
    Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Act 1993
    . Also contains transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Transmission Network Sale Bill 1998

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 1998 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Transmission Network Sale (Consequential Amendments) Bill 1998

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 1998 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Bill 2010, the bill amends: the
    Crimes Act 1914
    and
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    in relation to treason and sedition (urging violence) offences; the
    Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995
    and
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: clarify when an organisation advocates the doing of a terrorist act; extend to three years the period of a regulation that lists a terrorist organisation; and update the terrorist organisation listing; the
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to update definitions; the
    Crimes Act 1914
    in relation to: investigation of Commonwealth offences; powers to search premises in relation to terrorism offences; re-entry of premises in emergency situations; and bail for terrorism and national security offences; the
    Charter of the United Nations Act 1945
    in relation to: the standard for listing a person, entity, assets or class of assets; and listing reviews; the
    National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004
    in relation to the protection and disclosure of national security information in criminal and civil proceedings; the
    Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986
    to enable the Prime Minister to request the Inspector-General to inquire into an intelligence or security matter relating to any Commonwealth department or agency; and five Acts to make amendments consequent on the establishment of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Bill 2010, the bill amends: the
    Crimes Act 1914
    and
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    in relation to treason and sedition (urging violence) offences; the
    Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995
    and
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: clarify when an organisation advocates the doing of a terrorist act; extend to three years the period of a regulation that lists a terrorist organisation; and update the terrorist organisation listing; the
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to update definitions; the
    Crimes Act 1914
    in relation to: investigation of Commonwealth offences; powers to search premises in relation to terrorism offences; re-entry of premises in emergency situations; and bail for terrorism and national security offences; the
    Charter of the United Nations Act 1945
    in relation to: the standard for listing a person, entity, assets or class of assets; and listing reviews; the
    National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004
    in relation to the protection and disclosure of national security information in criminal and civil proceedings; the
    Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986
    to enable the Prime Minister to request the Inspector-General to inquire into an intelligence or security matter relating to any Commonwealth department or agency; and five Acts to make amendments consequent on the establishment of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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