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  • Corporations Amendment (Sons of Gwalia) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Corporations Act 2001
    to reverse the effect of the High Court decision in
    Sons of Gwalia Ltd v Margaretic
    (2007) 232 ALR 232, relating to the rights of persons bringing claims for damages in relation to shareholdings. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 [2011]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Crime Commission Act 2002
    and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to: align the dismissal powers of the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) Chief Executive Officer to deal with serious misconduct and corruption with those of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner;
    Australian Crime Commission Act 2002
    to enable the ACC to appoint part-time examiners;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to: extend searches conducted under warrant powers that apply in relation to premises to searches in relation to persons; provide when certain seized documents must be returned; provide for orders for things seized and documents produced; and provide police with a standing power to take fingerprints and photographs of arrested persons; and
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    to enable the AFP Commissioner to authorise payments to AFP appointees in special circumstances. Also provides for an independent review after a two-year period of the ACC’s dismissal powers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporations Amendment (No. 1) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    to permit the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to apply for a search warrant without issuing a notice to produce the material sought;
    Corporations Act 2001
    to: require persons to state the purpose for which they require a copy of a register of members of a company or registered scheme; provide that a register maintained on a computer should be inspected on a computer; enable the regulations to prescribe the formats in which a copy of a register should be provided; provide that an unsolicited offer made to purchase financial products off-market must remain open for at least one month from the date of offer; and increase the maximum penalties for insider trading and market manipulation offences; and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to enable an interception agency to apply for telecommunications interception warrants when investigating insider trading and market manipulation offences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Crime Commission Act 2002
    and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to: align the dismissal powers of the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) Chief Executive Officer to deal with serious misconduct and corruption with those of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner;
    Australian Crime Commission Act 2002
    to enable the ACC to appoint part-time examiners;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to: extend searches conducted under warrant powers that apply in relation to premises to searches in relation to persons; provide when certain seized documents must be returned; provide for orders for things seized and documents produced; and provide police with a standing power to take fingerprints and photographs of arrested persons; and
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    to enable the AFP Commissioner to authorise payments to AFP appointees in special circumstances. Also provides for an independent review after a two-year period of the ACC’s dismissal powers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Constitution Alteration (Just Terms) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    KATTER, Bob, Jnr, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the Constitution to provide that the Commonwealth power to acquire property and place restrictions on property rights can only be undertaken after compensation on just terms has been provided. 

    Bill

  • Civil Dispute Resolution Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    The bill: requires civil litigants to file a genuine steps statement before legal proceedings are instituted in the Federal Court or the Federal Magistrates Court; sets out the powers of court in relation to the genuine steps requirements and awarding costs; and provides that certain categories of legal proceedings are excluded proceedings. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs Tariff Amendment (Aviation Fuel) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Excise Tariff Amendment (Aviation Fuel) Bill 2010, the bill amends the
    Customs Tariff Act 1995
    to increase the customs duty rate applying to aviation fuel to 3.556 cents per litre from 1 July 2010. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporations Amendment (Sons of Gwalia) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Financial Services, Superannuation and Corporate Law 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Corporations Act 2001
    to reverse the effect of the High Court decision in
    Sons of Gwalia Ltd v Margaretic
    (2007) 232 ALR 232, relating to the rights of persons bringing claims for damages in relation to shareholdings. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Crimes Amendment (Royal Flying Doctor Service) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Crimes Act 1914
    to enable Australia Post and the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDSA) to enable the carriage of medicine by Australia Post for the RFDSA’s Medical Chest Program. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Competition and Consumer Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    in relation to the: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) consideration of acquisitions in local markets (including creeping acquisitions); ACCC’S consideration of multiple markets when assessing mergers; and reform of the prohibition on anti-competitive mergers and acquisitions; and
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    and proposed
    Competition and Consumer Act 2010
    , in response to recommendations of the Senate Economics Legislation Committee, to: insert a statement of interpretative principles into the unconscionable conduct provisions; and provide that the statutory concept of unconscionable conduct is consistently applied to both consumers and businesses. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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