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  • National Consumer Credit Protection (Fees) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to implement a national consumer credit regime, the bill imposes fees, for chargeable matters, collected by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Consumer Credit Protection (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2009

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    Date
    25 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to implement a national consumer credit regime, the bill: provides for matters resulting from the transition to the new regime including the treatment of credit contracts, mortgages, guarantees, consumer leases, court proceedings and orders, and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s (ASIC) role to bring or continue appeal, review or enforcement proceedings; and requires persons currently engaged in credit activities to register with ASIC prior to applying for an Australian Credit Licence. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    and
    Corporations Act 2001

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Consumer Credit Protection Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to implement a national consumer credit regime, the bill: establishes a licensing regime for persons who engage in credit activities through an Australian Credit Licence to be administered by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission; applies conduct obligations on licensees; establishes a civil penalty and consumer remedy framework; and provides consumer access to a three-tiered dispute resolution process for credit issues. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Health Security Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Health Security Act 2007
    to: enable the minister to suspend certain existing regulatory requirements and specify new conditions to ensure adequate controls are maintained in the event of a security sensitive biological agent (SSBA) outbreak; establish controls relating to the handling of biological agents suspected of being SSBAs; provide for additional search and seizure powers; require registered entities to report certain existing reportable events to state or territory police; require registered entities to lodge nil annual and biannual reports; enable the secretary to cancel registration of an entity no longer handling SSBAs; and amend the definition of ‘biological agent’. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Nation Building Program (National Land Transport) Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the
    AusLink (National Land Transport) Act 2005
    to: replace references to ‘AusLink’ with ‘Nation Building Program’; clarify funding for off-network projects and off-network projects in regional areas; enable the minister to specify funding conditions in certain documents from time to time; enable the minister to grant certain funding recipients an exemption for calling for public tenders; extend the types of projects that can receive funding as Nation Building Program Black Spot Projects; and enable the minister to increase monies payable to organisations on the Nation Building Program Roads to Recovery List. Also contains a transitional regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Nation-building Funds Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Nation-building Funds Act 2008
    to redirect $2.5 billion from the Education Investment Fund to the Clean Energy Initiative. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical and Other Benefits—Cost Recovery) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Health Act 1953
    to enable regulations to be made for the cost recovery of services provided by the Commonwealth in relation to the exercise of powers for listing medicines, vaccines and other products or services on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and designation of vaccines for the National Immunisation Program. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Native Title Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Native Title Act 1993
    to: enable the Federal Court to determine whether the court, the National Native Title Tribunal, or another individual/body should mediate native title claims; specify the manner in which mediations are conducted; change powers of the court in relation to agreed statements of fact and consent orders; enable native title proceedings to rely on new evidence rules; vary the operation of representative bodies, including their recognition and removal of transitional arrangements; and make minor and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007
    to: clarify definitions; require results of audits to be included on the National Greenhouse and Energy Register; extend secrecy requirements to cover audit information; allow the Administrative Appeals Tribunal to review certain decisions made by the Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer (GEDO); give the GEDO authority to audit certain reporting entities; expand the scope of the legislative instrument relating to guidelines for external auditors; require auditors to apply to the GEDO for registration and provide the minister with power to determine registration requirements; remove the requirement for the GEDO to publish corporate level certain energy production information; and make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Nation-building Funds (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Nation-building Funds Bill 2008 and further to the COAG Reform Fund Bill 2008, the bill: repeals the
    Higher Education Endowment Fund Act 2007
    ; repeals Part 9C of the
    Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Services Standards) Act 1999
    which establishes the Communications Fund; transfers the balance of these funds to the Education Investment Fund and the Building Australia Fund, respectively; makes consequential amendments to the
    Future Fund Act 2006
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Telstra Corporation Act 2001
    ; and makes transitional arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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