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  • National Commissioner for Children Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BARTLETT, Andrew 
    Summary
    Establishes the Office of the National Commissioner for Children and Young People to promote and protect the rights, interests and wellbeing of all Australian children under 18 years of age, and appoints and outlines the functions and responsibilities of the Commissioner. Also establishes an Advisory Committee on Children and sets out membership, function, procedure and membership conditions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • 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

    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: 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 Amendment (Home Loans and Credit Cards) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009
    to: require licensed credit providers to provide a Key Facts Sheet for standard home loans to consumers; require credit providers to provide a Key Fact Sheet for credit card contracts; restrict when credit providers can make unsolicited invitations to borrowers to increase the credit limit on a credit card; restrict the approval of the use of credit cards to obtain amounts in excess of the credit limit; prohibit fees being charged when the credit limit is exceeded (unless agreed to by the card holder); and provide for an order of application of payments made under credit card contracts; and
    National Consumer Credit Protection (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Act 2009
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009
    to: recognise certain variations to the scope of the amendment power which some states make in referral legislation; and enable a state to adopt the national credit legislation and refer an agreed amendment power. 

    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 Crime Authority Amendment Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Mar 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Duncan KERR MP 

    Bill

  • National Crime Authority Amendment Bill 2000 (No. 2)

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Oct 2000 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Crime Authority Legislation Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2000 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Environment Protection Council Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Heritage 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Environment Protection Council Act 1994
    to: simplify the process for making minor variations to National Environment Protection Measures; require 5 yearly reviews of the Act; and allow the NEPC Service Corporation to provide support and assistance to other ministerial councils. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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