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  • Ministers of State Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Special Minister of State 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Ministers of State Act 1952
    to: increase the limit on the annual sum appropriated from the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the payment of salaries of ministers; and enable future increases to be made by regulation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Members of Parliament (Life Gold Pass) Bill 2002

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    Date
    26 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Special Minister of State 
    Summary
    Establishes uniform arrangements for all Life Gold Pass holders, their spouses and their widows or widowers, including limits on the number of return trips within Australia and forfeiture of travel entitlements linked to the forfeiture of superannuation benefits following a corruption offence conviction. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Maritime Legislation Amendment Bill 2007

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    Date
    08 Aug 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Repeals the
    Maritime College Act 1978
    to facilitate the integration of the Australian Maritime College with the University of Tasmania including the transfer of all assets and liabilities from the College to the University and makes transitional arrangements. Amendments consequential to the repeal are made to the
    Higher Education Support Act 2003
    ,
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    ,
    Public Works Committee Act 1969
    and
    Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973
    . Amendments to the
    Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990
    enable the Authority to disclose certain maritime information to States and Territories. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Maritime Legislation Amendment (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Dec 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Navigation Act 1912
    and
    Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
    to: implement Australia’s obligations under Annex VI (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships; update certain references; and remove the limit in the
    Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
    on the amount of penalty for a breach of a regulation or an order. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Maritime Legislation Amendment (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Bill 2003

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    Date
    25 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Navigation Act 1912
    and
    Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
    to update cross-references and reflect the Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Sewage from Ships, set out in Annex IV of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, which will ensure that the level of environmental protection from marine sewage in Australia is consistent with internationally adopted standards. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Maritime Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

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    Date
    11 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability) Act 1981
    and
    Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Act 1993
    to increase the monetary liability and compensation for pollution damage resulting from the escape or discharge of “persistent oil” (heavy oils which do not evaporate readily) from oil tankers;
    Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
    to prohibit the disposal from a ship into the sea of incinerator ashes from plastic products which may contain toxic or heavy metal residues; allow garbage disposal placards to be written in Spanish (rather than English or French); and convert penalties from monetary amounts to penalty units.
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to clarify that stevedoring operators are not permitted to collude in setting charges for stevedoring services. Also repeals the
    Bass Strait Sea Passenger Service Agreement Act 1984

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Motor Vehicle Standards Amendment Bill 2001

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    Date
    28 Jun 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medicare Levy Amendment (CPI Indexation) Bill (No. 1) 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Dec 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Medicare Levy Amendment (CPI Indexation) Bill 2000

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    Date
    09 Dec 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasurer's portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Customs) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 11 bills, the bill imposes minerals resource rent tax from 1 July 2012 at a rate of 30 per cent, reduced by a 25 per cent extraction allowance which recognises the expertise and capital that mining companies bring to mineral extraction, to the extent that it is a duty of customs. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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