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  • Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Nov 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Bill 2006 (AML/CTF Bill), the bill: amends the
    Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988
    (FTR Act) to remove references to the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (the existence of which continues under the AML/CTF Bill) and provide for the continued application of the FTR Act to cash dealers not covered by the AML/CTF Bill. Also makes consequential amendments to the FTR Act and 14 other Acts and the Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997 and includes transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Feb 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Makes technical amendments to the
    Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006
    (AML/CTF Act) and six other Acts to: replace absolute liability with strict liability in certain provisions; provide for review of decisions made by the AUSTRAC CEO under the AML/CTF Act; replace the general exemption from review under the
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
    for decisions under the AML/CTF Act with a limited exemption; provide ASIS with access to AUSTRAC information and enable ASIS to communicate such information to foreign intelligence agencies; amend secrecy and access provisions; remove certain restrictions on prosecution of structuring conduct; and provide access to the electoral roll in certain circumstances. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Nov 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2006, the bill: implements record keeping, reporting and compliance reforms applying to the financial and gambling sectors, and bullion dealers, lawyers and accountants providing financial services, to provide a framework to counter money laundering and terrorism financing in Australia; and extends the current regulatory regime imposed by the
    Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Anti-People Smuggling and Other Measures Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    and
    Migration Act 1958
    to create and harmonise offences and penalties in relation to people smuggling;
    Migration Act 1958
    ,
    Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
    ,
    Surveillance Devices Act 2004
    and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to make consequential amendments;
    Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979
    to enable the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation to carry out its intelligence functions in relation to border security issues; and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to: enable foreign intelligence to be collected in certain circumstances; and clarify that only the Minister for Defence and the Minister for Foreign Affairs can advise the Attorney-General on the need to issue a warrant for the collection of foreign intelligence. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Anti-Terrorism Laws Reform Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    LUDLAM, Sen Scott 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: insert a new definition of 'terrorist act'; remove the offences of 'reckless possession of a thing', sedition, and associating with a terrorist organisation; amend the reference to 'fostering the doing of' a terrorist act in the definition of 'terrorist organisation'; provide for terrorist organisations to be prescribed in regulations; and amend the 'supporting' offence;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to: remove 'investigative dead time' from the calculation of dead time; and remove the presumption against bail for certain offences; and
    Australian Security Information Organisation Act 1979
    in relation to the questioning and detention of terrorism suspects. Also repeals the
    National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • APEC Public Holiday Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    08 Aug 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Provides public holiday entitlements for certain workers in Sydney on the APEC public holiday to be held on 7 September 2007. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Appropriation (Dr Carmen Lawrence's Legal Costs) Bill 1999-2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Apr 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Administration portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Appropriation (Drought and Equine Influenza Assistance) Bill (No. 1) 2007-2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Appropriation (Drought and Equine Influenza Assistance) Bill (No. 2) 2007-2008, the bill appropriates a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to provide assistance for drought relief and equine influenza measures. 

    Bill

  • Appropriation (Drought and Equine Influenza Assistance) Bill (No. 2) 2007-2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Appropriation (Drought and Equine Influenza Assistance) Bill (No. 1) 2007-2008, the bill appropriates a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to make payments to the states, territories and local government authorities for drought relief assistance and reimburses costs associated with the national response to eradicating equine influenza. 

    Bill

  • Appropriation (East Timor) Bill 1999-2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Nov 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Administration portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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