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  • Assisting Victims of Overseas Terrorism Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BRANDIS, Sen George 
    Summary
    Establishes a framework to provide financial assistance to persons or their next of kin who are injured or killed as a result of an international terrorist act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Aviation Crimes and Policing Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 [2011]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991
    to: create three offences and penalties; and increase penalties for a number of existing offences; and
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    and
    Commonwealth Places (Application of Laws) Act 1970
    in relation to the powers of Australian Federal Police members to investigate offences committed at certain airports. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Amendment (Disallowance and Amendment Power of the Commonwealth) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988
    to repeal the provision which enables the Governor-General to disallow and recommend amendments to, any Act made by the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Citizenship Amendment (Citizenship Test Review and Other Measures) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Citizenship 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Citizenship Act 2007
    to implement recommendations of the Australian Citizenship Test Review Committee by providing: that certain people may be eligible for citizenship without sitting the citizenship test; that the citizenship test must be completed within a specified period; and that applicants for citizenship by conferral under 18 years of age must be permanent residents at both the time of application and time of decision. Also amends the
    Australian Citizenship Act 2007
    and
    Australian Citizenship (Transitionals and Consequentials) Act 2007
    to provide for a special residence requirement. 

    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

  • Auditor-General Amendment Bill 2008 [2009]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Special Minister of State 
    Summary
    In response to certain recommendations of the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit report on the Auditor-General Act (Report No. 386), the bill amends the
    Auditor-General Act 1997
    to: clarify and extend the distribution of performance audit reports; provide for the inclusion of comments on proposed reports in final reports; clarify when audit information made available to entities and other parties in the course of a performance audit may be disclosed; clarify the powers of the Auditor-General when sensitive information is not to be included in a public report; and update penalty provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Archives Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Prime Minister 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Archives Act 1983
    ,
    Copyright Act 1968
    ,
    Freedom of Information Act 1982
    and
    Privacy Act 1988
    to implement certain recommendations of the Australian Law Reform Commission report on Commonwealth record-keeping and the role of the National Archives of Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • ATMs and Cash Facilities in Licensed Venues Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Imposes civil penalties on financial institutions, corporations, body corporates and persons who install, own or operate automatic teller machines or other cash facilities in licensed venues. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Fair Bank and Credit Card Fees) Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    to: limit banking and credit card penalty fees by ensuring fees are for cost recovery only; prevent fees being charged for third party dishonoured cheques; and enhance the powers of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to monitor penalty fees and investigate customer complaints. 

    Bill

  • Alcohol Toll Reduction Bill 2007 [2008]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Sep 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Communications and Media Authority Act 2005
    ,
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    and
    Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
    to: establish the Responsible Advertising of Alcohol Division within the Australian Communications and Media Authority to monitor the advertising of alcohol; limit the times at which alcohol products are advertised on radio and television and impose a penalty for breaches; and provide for labelling standards for alcohol products. 

    Bill

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