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  • Civil Aviation Legislation Amendment (1999 Montreal Convention and Other Measures) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government portfolio 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Civil Aviation (Carriers’ Liability) Act 1959
    ,
    Air Accidents (Commonwealth Government Liability) Act 1963
    and
    Civil Aviation Act 1988
    to give effect to the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air (the Montreal Convention) by providing a framework for the liability of air carriers in relation to injury or death of a passenger, loss or damage to cargo and baggage, and damage caused by a delay in the arrival of a passenger, baggage and freight. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs Amendment (Strengthening Border Controls) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Customs Act 1901
    to allow: the surrender of certain prohibited imports that have not been concealed; the granting of post-importation permissions for certain prohibited imports; infringement notices to be served for certain offences including importing certain prohibited imports and border security related offences; and Customs officers boarding a ship or aircraft to conduct personal searches for, and take possession of, weapons or evidence of specified offences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Customs Legislation Amendment (Modernising) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs Portfolio 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Customs Act 1901
    in relation to: the new Certificate of Origin requirements for the Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement; broker licensing provisions; and false or misleading declarations in using the new SmartGate automated passenger processing system; and
    Customs Act 1901
    and
    Customs Legislation Amendment and Repeal (International Trade Modernisation) Act 2001
    in relation to duty recovery and payments under protest and the treatment of certain refunds. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Communications Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy portfolio 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to give the Australian Communications and Media Authority the discretion to consider late applications for renewals of community broadcasting licences up to the expiry date of the licence. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (Assessments and Advertising) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs Portfolio 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995
    to: replace the prohibition on advertising unclassified films and computer games with an industry based self-assessment scheme to allow for advertising subject to conditions to be set out in a legislative instrument; and amend the classification procedures for films that are compilations of episodes of a television series and require an application for classification of such a film to be accompanied by a report from an authorised assessor that complies with conditions set out in a legislative instrument. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation portfolio 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
    to: enable the Finance Minister to make General Policy Orders which are legislative instruments and listed on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments; align annual reporting requirements for Commonwealth authorities with the
    Acts Interpretation Act 1901
    ; require all Commonwealth companies to provide annual reports to their responsible minister by specific deadlines and include information as required by Finance Minister Orders; clarify the use of credit cards, numbers and vouchers by Commonwealth authorities and introduce penalties for misuse; introduce a 'control' test to determine whether the Commonwealth controls a company; align the Act with the Corporations Act in relation to offences, penalties and terminology; require Commonwealth company subsidiaries to provide audited financial statements and audit reports to the responsible minister; and clarify compliance requirements for officers of Commonwealth companies with statutory and other duties. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983
    ,
    Australian Industry Development Corporation Act 1970
    ,
    Australian National University Act 1991
    ,
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    and
    Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Cross-Border Insolvency Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Superannuation and Corporate Law 
    Summary
    Implements the Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency adopted by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law by: establishing access to local courts by persons administering a foreign insolvency proceeding; establishing conditions for recognition of a foreign insolvency proceeding and granting relief to its participants; permitting participation by foreign creditors in such proceedings; enabling cooperation between courts and practitioners from different countries; enabling coordination of proceedings to take place concurrently in different countries; and empowering the Governor-General to make regulations under the Act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Democratic Plebiscites) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Aug 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Administration 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to allow the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) to undertake any plebiscite on the amalgamation of any local government body in Australia by: authorising the AEC to use and disclose certain information, including information contained in an electoral roll for the purposes of conducting an activity, including a plebiscite; and overrides State or Territory law which prohibits, penalises, or discriminates against a person or body taking part in such an activity. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (Terrorist Material) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Classification, (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995
    to require publications, films or computer games that promote terrorist activity to be classified as Refused Classification. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporations (National Guarantee Fund Levies) Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Financial Sector Legislation Amendment (Discretionary Mutual Funds and Direct Offshore Foreign Insurers) Bill 2007, the bill amends the
    Corporations (National Guarantee Fund Levies) Act 2001
    to impose a cap on levies payable into the National Guarantee Fund (NGF) in any financial year equal to the minimum amount of the NGF determined for that year. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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