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  • Textile, Clothing and Footwear Strategic Investment Program Amendment (Building Innovative Capability) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Textile, Clothing and Footwear Strategic Investment Program Scheme Act 1999
    to establish the Clothing and Household Textile (Building Innovative Capability) Scheme to replace the Textile, Clothing and Footwear Post-2005 (Strategic Investment Program) Scheme for the 2010-2011 to 2014-2015 program years. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Therapeutic Goods (Charges) Amendment Bill 2010

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    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Therapeutic Goods (Charges) Act 1989
    to: impose an annual charge on biological therapeutic goods for inclusion in the Therapeutic Goods Register; and provide that when a registered or listed therapeutic or biological good is suspended from the Register it continues to be taken to be included in the Register for the purposes of the payment of the annual charge. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2009 Measures No. 3) Bill 2010

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    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
    to: introduce a framework to regulate biological therapeutic goods; provide immunity from civil actions, suit or proceedings for certain individuals performing duties under the Act; enable the recall of goods without suspending or cancelling the goods listing on the Therapeutic Goods Register; enable information to be sought from past sponsors and manufacturers of medicines and therapeutic devices; provide that unpaid annual charges remain payable if a therapeutic good is suspended from the Register; and make minor technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trans-Tasman Proceedings (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2010

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    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Trans-Tasman Proceedings Bill 2009, the bill: amends the
    Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
    in relation to the conduct of trans-Tasman market proceedings; makes consequential amendments to seven Acts; and repeals the
    Evidence and Procedure (New Zealand) Act 1994

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trans-Tasman Proceedings Bill 2010

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    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Trans-Tasman Proceedings (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2009, the bill: gives effect to the
    Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of New Zealand on Trans-Tasman Court Proceedings and Regulatory Enforcement
    ; incorporates the existing provisions of the
    Evidence and Procedure (New Zealand) Act 1994
    (the taking of evidence and service and enforcement of subpoenas); and incorporates Part IIIA of the
    Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
    (the conduct of market proceedings). 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trade Practices Amendment (Infrastructure Access) Bill 2010

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    Date
    29 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the National Access Regime in Part IIA of the
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    in relation to: binding time limits and limited merits review; applications by certain persons that a certain service is ineligible to be a declared service; enabling the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to accept access undertakings with fixed principles that will apply to subsequent undertakings; enabling the ACCC to issue an amendment notice proposing amendments to a proposed access undertaking submitted by a service provider; administrative processes of the National Competition Council and the Australian Competition Tribunal; and consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Budget Measures No. 2) Bill 2009

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    Date
    21 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Income Tax (TFN Withholding Tax (ESS)) Bill 2009, the bill amends: six Acts in relation to shares or rights granted under employee share schemes; the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
    in relation to the application of the non-commercial losses rules for taxpayers with an adjusted taxable income of $250,000 or more; and the
    Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Act 1999
    ,
    Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to require superannuation providers to transfer the balance of certain lost members’ accounts to the Commissioner of Taxation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2009 Measures No. 5) Bill 2009

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    Date
    16 Sep 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
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    in response to the Federal Court decision in
    Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v PM Developments Ltd
    to confirm that a representative of an incapacitated entity is responsible for the GST consequences arising during its appointment;
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to change the basis on which a pay as you go (PAYG) instalment liability is calculated;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: provide that the outer regional and remote payment made under the Helping Children with Autism package is exempt from income tax; and provide that payments made under the Continence Aids Payment Scheme are exempt from income tax; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    to exempt Commonwealth debt issued in Australia from interest withholding tax. Also enables the Victorian Bushfire Appeal Fund Independent Advisory Panel to use donations for a broader range of purposes than the tax law considers charitable; and makes consequential amendments to the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists) Bill 2009

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    Date
    16 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Complementary to the Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Bill 2009, the bill amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to provide that the resale royalty collecting society is not taxed on amounts it collects on behalf of resale royalty right owners. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to: enable owners and operators of computer networks to undertake activities to operate, maintain and protect their networks; enable Commonwealth agencies, security authorities and eligible State authorities to ensure their network is appropriately used by employees, office holders or contractors of the agency or authority; limit secondary use and disclosure of information obtained through network protection activities; and require the destruction of records obtained by undertaking network protection activities when the information is no longer required for those purposes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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