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  • National Health Amendment (Private Health Insurance Levies) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Part of a package of five bills in relation to private health insurance industry levies, the bill amends the
    National Health Act 1953
    to make changes consequential to the reimposition of the four private health insurance industry levies, including repealing the existing provisions imposing the levies. Also contains a saving provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Residue Survey (Excise) Levy Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Residue Survey (Customs) Levy Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2003, the bill amends the
    National Residue Survey (Excise) Levy Act 1998
    to insert the current operative levy rate of 0.3 cent per kilogram and increase the maximum levy rate to 0.6 cent per kilogram for honey produced in Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Handgun Buyback Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 May 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs 
    Summary
    Appropriates funds out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the purpose of providing financial assistance to the States (including the Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory) and making certain other Commonwealth payments in connection with the implementation of the handgun buyback that will run from 1 July to 31 December 2003. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Transport Commission (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Transport Commission Bill 2003, the bill: repeals the
    National Road Transport Commission Act 1991
    ; and makes consequential amendments to the
    National Environment Protection Council Act 1994
    and
    Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Act 1993
    . Also contains transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Transport Commission Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Jun 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Transport and Regional Services 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Transport Commission (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2003, the bill: replaces the National Road Transport Commission by establishing the National Transport Commission which will have responsibility for developing, monitoring and maintaining uniform regulatory and operational reforms relating to road, rail and intermodal transport; and provides for model legislation and other instruments to be set out in the regulations, enabling the State and Territories to reference or enact the substance of the model legislation in their own laws, which will ensure national uniformity. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Animal Welfare Bill 2003 [2004]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Aug 2003 
    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 | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Residue Survey Customs Levy Rate Correction (Lamb Exports) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Validates levy already collected at the rate of 8 cents per head in respect of the export of lambs valued at more than $75, for the period 1 July 2000 to 30 May 2003. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Residue Survey Excise Levy Rate Correction (Lamb Transactions) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Validates levy already collected in respect of lambs with a sale price of more than $75, at the rate of 4 cents per head for the period 1 July 2000 to 16 November 2001 and for the period 16 November 2001 to 30 May 2003. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Measurement Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Industry, Tourism and Resources 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Measurement Act 1960
    to: establish the National Measurement Institute (including the establishment of the position of Chief Metrologist) within the Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources and outline its functions and responsibilities; and dissolve the National Standards Commission. Also contains transitional provisions to provide for the transfer of assets and liabilities from the Commission and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation to the Commonwealth; amends the
    Science and Industry Research Act 1949
    and National Measurement Regulations 1999; and contains a regulation-making power and an application provision. 

    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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