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  • Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Energy Market) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Australian Energy Market Bill 2004 and in accordance with the intergovernmental Australian Energy Market Agreement, the bill amends the
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to: establish the Australian Energy Regulator which will perform national energy market regulation and enforcement functions; and facilitate code change processes. Also makes a consequential amendment to the
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977

    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

  • Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill (No. 1) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to implement a national consumer law regime (the Australian Consumer Law) which will: address unfair contract terms; and include penalties, enforcement powers and consumer redress options;
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    to include corresponding provisions applicable to financial services; and
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
    ,
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act
    1979, and
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trade Practices Amendment (Access Declarations) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to provide that telecommunications access declarations and extension notices which extend the period of access declarations are not legislative instruments for the purposes of the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trade Practices (Creeping Acquisitions) Amendment Bill 2007 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Sep 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to prohibit large businesses from acquiring shares, assets or other companies through buyouts or takeovers which result in reducing fair competition. 

    Bill

  • Trade Marks and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Apr 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Science and Resources portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trade Marks Amendment (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011, the bill amends the
    Trade Marks Act 1995
    to provide that regulations may be made in relation to the plain packaging of tobacco so that businesses are not prevented from registering new trade marks or from protecting trade marks against infringement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trade Marks Amendment (Madrid Protocol) Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Science and Resources portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tourism Australia Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Apr 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Small Business and Tourism 
    Summary
    Establishes Tourism Australia, which will amalgamate the functions of the Australian Tourist Commission, See Australia, the Tourism Forecasting Council and the Bureau of Tourism Research, plus a new unit, Tourism Events Australia. Tourism Australia will be responsible for international and domestic tourism marketing and research. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tourism Australia Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Tourism and Resources 
    Summary
    Following government endorsement of the recommendations of the Review of the Corporate Governance of Statutory Authorities and Office Holders (the Uhrig Review), the bill amends the
    Tourism Australia Act 2004
    to: remove the position of government member from the Board; broaden ministerial power to terminate appointment of Board members; replace ministerial approval of the corporate plan and operational plan with endorsement and provide that the plans do not come into force until endorsed; and reduce the threshold for ministerial approval of contracts from $5 million to $3 million. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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