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  • Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

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    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure and Transport 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
    to implement the revised Annex VI to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships to provide for the stepped reduction in the sulphur level in fuel oil used in ships; and
    Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) Act 2008
    to create responder immunity to protect persons and organisations from liability who act reasonably and in good faith when providing assistance following a spill of fuel oil. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

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    Date
    03 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
    to implement the revised Annex VI to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships to provide for the stepped reduction in the sulphur level in fuel oil used in ships; and
    Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) Act 2008
    to create responder immunity to protect persons and organisations from liability who act reasonably and in good faith when providing assistance following a spill of fuel oil. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

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    Date
    18 Jun 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Protection of the Sea (Imposition of Contributions to Oil Pollution Compensation Fund—Customs) Act 1993
    ,
    Protection of the Sea (Imposition of Contributions to Oil Pollution Compensation Fund—Excise) Act 1993
    ,
    Protection of the Sea (Imposition of Contributions to Oil Pollution Compensation Fund—General) Act 1993
    and
    Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Act 1993
    to implement Australia’s obligations to the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage 1992 to provide further compensation for pollution damage resulting from oil spills from an oil tanker;
    Navigation Act 1912
    and
    Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
    to: implement changes to Annexes I, III and IV to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships 1973 (MARPOL), make miscellaneous amendments to the requirements for maintenance of garbage record books, and allow for regulations to be made to prescribe penalties;
    Marine Navigation Levy Collection Act 1989
    ,
    Maritime Navigation (Regulatory Functions) Levy Collection Act 1991
    and
    Protection of the Sea (Shipping Levy Collection) Act 1981
    to amend certain definitions; and
    Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Act 1993
    to make minor technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008

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    Date
    20 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Admiralty Act 1988
    ,
    Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) Act 1981
    and
    Protection of the Sea (Powers of Intervention) Act 1981
    to make amendments consequential on the Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) Bill 2008. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) Bill 2008

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    Date
    20 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008, the bill implements the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage which establishes a liability and compensation regime to apply in cases of pollution damage following the leakage of bunker oil from a ship that is not an oil tanker. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Proceeds of Crime (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2002

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    Date
    13 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Proceeds of Crime Bill 2002, the bill amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to insert new money laundering offences;
    Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979
    to update cross references;
    International War Crimes Tribunals Act 1995
    in relation to enforcement of foreign restraining and forfeiture orders;
    Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987
    to: reflect provisions of the new proceeds regime; and relocate provisions which relate to foreign orders and offences;
    Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988
    to relocate record retention provisions;
    Bankruptcy Act 1966
    to ensure that bankruptcy is not used to thwart confiscation of proceeds of crime;
    Family Law Act 1975
    to ensure that property settlements and spousal maintenance cannot be used to defeat confiscation of proceeds of crime;
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1997
    so that it does not apply to certain decisions of the Director of Public Prosecutions or an approved examiner;
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    and
    Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983
    in relation to the functions of the AFP and the DPP respectively;
    Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979
    and
    National Crime Authority Act 1984
    to include forfeiture proceedings within the meaning of relevant proceedings;
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    in relation to access to taxation information; and
    Proceeds of Crime Act 1987
    to repeal relocated and redundant provisions, including provisions relating to existing money laundering offences. Also makes consequential amendments to 8 other Acts and contains transitional and application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Proceeds of Crime Bill 2002

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    Date
    13 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Gives effect to Australia’s obligations under the Council of Europe Money-Laundering Convention and other international instruments concerning the confiscation of proceeds of crime by providing for a civil forfeiture scheme, which will operate in parallel with the existing conviction-based confiscation regime, to confiscate unlawfully acquired property without first requiring a conviction. Also: enables freezing and confiscation of property used in, intended to be used in or derived from terrorism offences; strengthens provisions in relation to conviction-based confiscation; and provides for the confiscation of literary proceeds derived from the exploitation of criminal notoriety for commercial purposes. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Passenger Movement Charge Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 May 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Parliamentary Proceedings Broadcasting Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Prime Minister 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Parliamentary Proceedings Act 1946
    to alter gender specific references to non-gender specific references. 

    Bill

  • Prohibition of Human Cloning Bill 2002

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    Date
    29 Aug 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Prime Minister's portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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