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  • National Measurement Amendment Bill 2008

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    Date
    24 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Measurement Act 1960
    to implement a national trade measurement system based on the current trade measurement systems of the states and territories. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Handgun Buyback Bill 2003

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    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 Crime Authority Legislation Amendment Bill 2001

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    Date
    07 Dec 2000 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Crime Authority Amendment Bill 2000 (No. 2)

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    Date
    11 Oct 2000 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice and Customs portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Norfolk Island Amendment Bill 2003 [2004]

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    Date
    04 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Local Government, Territories and Roads 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Norfolk Island Act 1979
    to align electoral arrangements in Norfolk Island more closely to those of other Australian parliaments, including those of the other self-governing Territories. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • 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

  • Norfolk Island Amendment Bill 1999 [2000]

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    Date
    31 Mar 1999 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Regional Services, Territories and Local Government portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Radioactive Waste Management Bill 2010

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    Date
    21 Oct 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Resources, Energy and Tourism 
    Summary
    The bill: allows a Northern Territory Land Council and other parties in a state or territory to volunteer their land for consideration as the location for a national facility for the management of radioactive waste arising from medical, industrial and research uses of radioactive material; repeals the
    Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management Act 2005
    ; and makes a consequential amendment to the
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Radioactive Waste Management Bill 2010

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    Date
    24 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Resources, Energy and Tourism 
    Summary
    The bill: enables a site to be nominated as the location to establish a facility to manage radioactive waste arising from medical, industrial and research uses of radioactive material; repeals the
    Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management Act 2005
    ; and makes a consequential amendment to the
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Water Commission Amendment Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Mar 2012 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Water Commission Act 2004
    to: continue the National Water Commission (NWC) beyond its current sunset date of 30 June 2012; revise the functions and operations of the NWC; close the Australian Water Fund (AWF) Account and remove the NWC’s ability to administer any AWF funds; reduce the number of NWC commissioners to five; provide for a review of the NWC’s performance by the end of 2017, with further reviews every five years; and make technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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