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  • Abolition of Compulsory Age Retirement (Statutory Officeholders) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends 59 Acts to abolish the compulsory retirement age limits for statutory office holders and remove any age restrictions on their reappointment. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Administrative Decisions (Effect of International Instruments) Bill 1999

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    Date
    13 Oct 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Responds to the High Court decision in
    Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs v Teoh
    by providing the necessary statutory indication to ensure that entry into a treaty by the Australian Government does not give rise to a legitimate expectation in administrative law that the Government will act in accordance with the treaty, which could form the basis for challenge. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Legislation Amendment Bill 1999

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Mar 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Administrative Decisions (Effect of International Instruments) Bill 1997

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    Date
    18 Jun 1997 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Information Commissioner Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Cabinet Secretary 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Freedom of Information Amendment (Reform) Bill 2010, the bill: establishes and provides for the appointments and staffing of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner; provides for the appointment, functions and powers of the two new statutory positions of Australian Information Commissioner and Freedom of Information Commissioner, and the Privacy Commissioner; establishes the Information Advisory Committee; imposes a penalty for unauthorised disclosure of information; requires the Australian Information Commissioner to prepare an annual report; and provides for a review of the operation of the Act after a two-year period. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Citizenship (Transitionals and Consequentials) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    09 Nov 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Australian Citizenship Bill 2005, the bill: repeals the
    Australian Citizenship Act 1948
    ; makes consequential amendments to 22 Acts; and contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Citizenship Bill 2007

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    Date
    09 Nov 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Australian Citizenship (Transitionals and Consequentials) Bill 2005, the bill replaces the
    Australian Citizenship Act 1948
    , logically organising its provisions; strengthens certain citizenship application, residence, approval and ministerial discretion provisions; changes provisions relating to resumption of renounced citizenship, citizenship by descent and revocation of citizenship; and implements a legislative framework for the collection, use and storage of personal identifiers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Bill 2011

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    Date
    24 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Energy Efficiency 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to establish the Carbon Farming Initiative, the bill provides for: the purposes and functions of the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units; rules for opening and closing accounts in the registry; different types of registry accounts; procedures and requirements relating to Kyoto and non-Kyoto international units in the registry; publication of information; voluntary cancellation of emissions units; prevention or rectifying non-compliance with registry requirements; and merits review of decisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS), the bill establishes the Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority as an independent statutory body to administer the CPRS, the Renewable Energy Target and the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System. Also contains a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Capital Territory and Other Legislation Amendment (Water Management) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988
    ,
    Water Act 2007
    and
    Canberra Water Supply (Googong Dam) Act 1974
    to transfer the planning and management of all water extraction in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) from the Commonwealth to the ACT Government;
    Water Act 2007
    to: provide that Commonwealth use of water in the Murray-Darling Basin, particularly water used at defence facilities, is taken account of through the Basin Plan; provide that the Basin Plan and water resource plans prepared by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority may adopt or incorporate matters contained in an instrument or other writing as it is in force from time to time; and clarify the definition of ‘referring State’;
    Water Amendment Act 2008
    to clarify that the Chief Executive Officer of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority is appointed for four years from 15 December 2008; and
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to clarify the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s powers of delegation for its functions under rules made under the
    Water Act 2007

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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