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  • National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) Bill 2007

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    Date
    24 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Health Act 1953
    to change the pricing arrangements for drugs after they are listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, by classifying drugs into formularies and specifying new pricing rules and supply requirements for drugs that have multiple brands and for single brand combination items. Also includes provisions for drugs requiring special pricing arrangements and makes minor, technical and consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Native Title Amendment (Technical Amendments) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Native Title Act 1993
    ,
    Native Title Amendment Act 1998
    and
    Native Title Amendment Act 2007
    in relation to: processes for native title litigation and negotiation; representative Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander bodies; operation of prescribed bodies corporate; and makes amendments consequential to the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Native Title Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Native Title Act 1993
    to: introduce a new regime for representative Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander bodies; implement recommendations made by an independent review into the native title claims resolution process, particularly in relation to increased powers and functions of the National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) and improved coordination and communication between the Federal Court and the NNTT; and implement changes to the prescribed bodies corporate governance regime and the native title non-claimants financial assistance program. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Non-Proliferation Legislation Amendment Bill 2006 [2007]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Foreign Affairs and Trade 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Nuclear Non-Proliferation (Safeguards) Act 1987
    (Safeguards Act) to implement Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and to the International Atomic Energy Agency under the Additional Protocol; and create new offences; Safeguards Act,
    Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Act 1998
    and
    Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act 1994
    to extend the geographical jurisdiction for offences related to proliferation of nuclear and chemical weapons; and
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    to make a consequential amendment. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Water Commission Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Prime Minister 
    Summary
    Establishes the National Water Commission as an independent statutory body to: assess the implementation and promotion of the objectives and outcomes of the National Water Initiative Intergovernmental Agreement; and advise the Commonwealth on financial assistance to be provided under the Australian Water Fund. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2004

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    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Bill 2004, the bill amends the
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
    to limit a court’s jurisdiction to determine a defendant’s application for review of a certificate decision by the Attorney-General; and to exclude a person from requesting a written statement of reasons for a certificate decision from the Attorney-General; and
    Judiciary Act 1903
    to give the relevant Supreme Court jurisdiction in respect of applications for writs of mandamus or prohibition, or injunctions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Bill 2004

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    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2004, the bill provides for the issue of an Attorney-General’s certificate to protect information from disclosure in federal criminal proceedings where the disclosure is likely to prejudice national security. Also contains an application provision and a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • New International Tax Arrangements (Participation Exemption and Other Measures) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Apr 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: reduce the amount of the capital gain or capital loss that will be subject to capital gains tax rules where Australian companies and controlled foreign companies sell shares in a foreign company with an underlying active business;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to extend the current exemptions for foreign branch profits and foreign dividends to all countries from 1 July 2004; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    to reduce the scope of tainted services income. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • New International Tax Arrangements Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    to: modify certain foreign investment fund rules; provide an interest withholding tax exemption for interest paid on certain debentures issued by eligible unit trusts; remove the need for certain income of a controlled foreign country resident to be included as notional assessable income; and prevent double taxation of royalties subject to withholding tax. Also makes consequential amendments and contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Norfolk Island Amendment Bill 2003 [2004]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Local Government, Territories and Roads 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Norfolk Island Act 1979
    to align electoral arrangements in Norfolk Island more closely to those of other Australian parliaments, including those of the other self-governing Territories. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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