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  • Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Tourism and Resources 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Patents Act 1990
    ,
    Trade Marks Act 1995
    and
    Designs Act 1906
    to clarify that errors or omission by persons such as independent contractors, employed by the Commissioner of Patents, Registrar of Trade Marks or Registrar of Designs, are encompassed by the existing extension of time provisions;
    Patents Act 1990
    in relation to disclosure of information to the Commissioner of Patents that is relevant to the patentability of an invention;
    Trade Marks Act 1995
    to: amend the definition of “employee”; and remove the term “trade marks officer”; and
    Patents Amendment (Innovation Patents) Act 2000
    to correct a drafting error. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Criminal Court (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the International Criminal Court Bill 2002, the bill amends the
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to enact the crimes punishable by the International Criminal Court as crimes in Australian law (genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes). Also makes consequential amendments to 6 other Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Criminal Court Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the International Criminal Court (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2002, the bill enables Australia to comply with its international obligations on ratification of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Import Processing Charges (Amendment and Repeal) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Continues the operation of the import processing charges imposed by the
    Import Processing Charges Act 1997
    after that Act is repealed until certain other provisions of the
    Customs Legislation Amendment and Repeal (International Trade Modernisation) Act 2001
    are proclaimed, and during certain moratorium periods. Also amends the
    Import Processing Charges Act 2001
    to clarify the amount of self-assessed declaration charge that is payable in relation to reportable documents. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    International Tax Agreements Act 1953
    to: give legislative authority to an agreement between Australia and the Russian Federation and a protocol to amend the existing convention between Australia and the United States of America, in relation to double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on incomes; and extend existing rules that exclude royalties taxable on a net basis under a tax treaty from the scope of the royalty withholding tax provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Income Tax (Superannuation Payments Withholding Tax) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Taxation Laws Amendment (Superannuation) Bill (No. 1) 2002, the bill imposes a tax on superannuation entitlements paid to temporary residents permanently departing Australia (the “departing Australia superannuation payment”). 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Amendment Bill 2002, the bill amends the
    Interstate Road Transport Charge Act 1985
    to ensure that an automatic annual adjustment is applied to the level of charges for vehicles registered under the Federal Interstate Registration Scheme, by reference to the percentage amount determined for the purposes of the charge under the
    Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Act 1993

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Industry, Science and Resources Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Science and Resources portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Innovation and Education Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Education, Training and Youth Affairs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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