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  • National Animal Welfare Bill 2005

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BARTLETT, Andrew 
    Summary
    Provides a legislative framework for animal welfare in Australia, including the establishment of the National Animal Welfare Authority which will coordinate, monitor and review the care, protection and use of domestic animals, livestock, wildlife and animals kept for scientific purposes. 

    Bill

  • National Water Commission Bill 2004

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    Date
    18 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Prime Minister 
    Summary
    Establishes the National Water Commission as an independent statutory body to: assess the implementation and promotion of the objectives and outcomes of the National Water Initiative Intergovernmental Agreement; and advise the Commonwealth on financial assistance to be provided under the Australian Water Fund. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Bill 2004, the bill amends the
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
    to limit a court’s jurisdiction to determine a defendant’s application for review of a certificate decision by the Attorney-General; and to exclude a person from requesting a written statement of reasons for a certificate decision from the Attorney-General; and
    Judiciary Act 1903
    to give the relevant Supreme Court jurisdiction in respect of applications for writs of mandamus or prohibition, or injunctions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2004, the bill provides for the issue of an Attorney-General’s certificate to protect information from disclosure in federal criminal proceedings where the disclosure is likely to prejudice national security. Also contains an application provision and a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Health Amendment (Prostheses) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Health Act 1953
    to require health funds to provide contributors a “no gap” and “gap permitted” range of prostheses in relation to every in-hospital procedure for which a Medicare benefit is payable. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • New International Tax Arrangements (Managed Funds and Other Measures) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to modify the capital gains/loss tax treatment of foreign residents with interests in Australian managed funds;
    International Tax Agreements Act 1953
    to amend the rules for determining the source of income derived by certain residents of treaty partner countries;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Financial Corporations (Transfer of Assets and Liabilities) Act 1993
    in relation to the imposition of interest withholding tax. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Bill 2004, the bill amends the
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
    to limit a court’s jurisdiction to determine a defendant’s application for review of a certificate decision by the Attorney-General; and to exclude a person from requesting a written statement of reasons for a certificate decision from the Attorney-General; and
    Judiciary Act 1903
    to give the relevant Supreme Court jurisdiction in respect of applications for writs of mandamus or prohibition, or injunctions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Security Information (Criminal Proceedings) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2004, the bill provides for the issue of an Attorney-General’s certificate to protect information from disclosure in federal criminal proceedings where the disclosure is likely to prejudice national security. Also contains an application provision and a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • New International Tax Arrangements (Participation Exemption and Other Measures) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Apr 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to: reduce the amount of the capital gain or capital loss that will be subject to capital gains tax rules where Australian companies and controlled foreign companies sell shares in a foreign company with an underlying active business;
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to extend the current exemptions for foreign branch profits and foreign dividends to all countries from 1 July 2004; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    to reduce the scope of tainted services income. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • New International Tax Arrangements Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    to: modify certain foreign investment fund rules; provide an interest withholding tax exemption for interest paid on certain debentures issued by eligible unit trusts; remove the need for certain income of a controlled foreign country resident to be included as notional assessable income; and prevent double taxation of royalties subject to withholding tax. Also makes consequential amendments and contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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