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  • Tax Laws Amendment (Transfer of Provisions) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    The bill: rewrites provisions from the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    into the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    in relation to: collection and recovery of tax; forgiveness of commercial debts; leases of luxury cars; farm management deposits; and general insurance; and amends 10 Acts to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Territories Law Reform Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    In response to recommendations of the Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories report
    Quis custodiet ipsos Custodes?: Inquiry into Governance on Norfolk Island
    , the bill amends: the
    Norfolk Island Act 1979
    in relation to: the voting system for the Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly; when elections are held; the process for selecting a Chief Minister and Ministers; advice provided to the Administrator when assenting to bills; the role of the Governor-General and Minister responsible for Territories in processing legislation; and the implementation of a contemporary financial management framework; six Acts in relation to the review of administrative actions; 11 Acts to make consequential amendments; and the
    Christmas Island Act 1958
    and
    Cocos (Keeling) Islands Act 1955
    to provide a vesting mechanism for powers and functions under Western Australian laws in these territories. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2010 Measures No. 1) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
    in relation to: the supply of medical devices that are not on the Therapeutic Goods Register; the listing of export-only variations of certain medicines already on the register; permissible ingredients for inclusion in medicines; information that may be considered by the minister when reviewing initial decisions; and the secretary’s information gathering powers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill (No. 2) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Further to the Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill 2009, the bill amends: the
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    ,
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    and
    Corporations Act 2001
    to implement a national consumer law regime (the Australian Consumer Law) in relation to: general and specific consumer protections; misleading and deceptive conduct; unconscionable conduct; unfair practices; consumer transactions; statutory consumer guarantees; a standard consumer product safety law for consumer goods; and product-related services; the
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to rename it as the
    Competition and Consumer Act 2010
    ; and 61 Acts to reflect the change in title of the
    Trade Practices Act 1974

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Transport Security Legislation Amendment (2010 Measures No. 1) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Aviation Transport Security Act 2004
    to: allow the prohibited items list to be made by legislative instrument; and enable the secretary to delegate powers and functions to a Senior Executive Service (SES) officer in the Attorney-General’s Department; and
    Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003
    to: exempt ship operators from certain security requirements in certain circumstances; make regulations to define different classes of passenger ships and to enable screening officers to conduct frisk searches of passengers and crew; enable certain persons to be appointed as security assessment inspectors; enable the secretary to delegate powers and functions to agency heads and certain SES officers in other agencies in certain circumstances; and make amendments in relation to image recording powers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2010 GST Administration Measures No. 1) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to ensure that goods and services tax adjustments are required in all situations when consideration is paid by an entity in the supply chain to a third party; and
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
    to confirm that the rules allowing attribution in the current period applies to all input tax credits. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2010 Measures No. 1) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    The bill: amends eight Acts in relation to: approved superannuation clearing houses; forestry managed investment schemes; managed investment trusts; eligibility criteria for the entrepreneurs’ tax offset; and the corporate consolidation regime; and amends 13 Acts to make miscellaneous and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trade Practices Amendment (Material Lessening of Competition—Richmond Amendment) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to prevent corporations from directly or indirectly merging with or acquiring an asset which would result in material lessening of competition in the relevant market. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2009 GST Administration Measures) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
    ,
    Fuel Tax Act 2006
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to require that input tax credits and fuel tax credits are claimed within a four year period;
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services) Tax Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Wine Equalisation Tax) Act 1999
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to enable residents of Australian external territories to claim refunds of good and services tax (GST) and wine equalisation tax under the tourist refund scheme;
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to enable certain intermediaries to act as a principal for GST accounting purposes;
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
    in relation to: clarification of the calculation of the gambling operator’s margin when the supplies made by the operator are GST-free; and the treatment of supplies and acquisitions between associates without consideration; and
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
    ,
    A New Tax System (Luxury Car Tax) Act 1999
    ,
    Fuel Tax Act 2006
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to provide for the treatment of overpaid refunds. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Measures No. 6) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: remove the capital gains tax trust cloning exception; provide a limited capital gains tax roll-over for the transfer of certain assets between trusts with the same beneficiaries; allow the roll-over of capital losses and transfer of revenue losses when complying superannuation funds merge; and update the list of deductible gift recipients;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Tax Laws Amendment (2006 Measures No. 2) Act 2006
    and
    Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Simplification) Act 2007
    to clarify the circumstances in which income derived by life insurance companies in respect of immediate annuity business qualifies as non-assessable non-exempt income;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to provide that the Income Recovery Subsidy for the North Western Queensland floods is not subject to income tax; and
    Excise Act 1901
    to provide that the blending of spirits constitutes excise manufacture. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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