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  • Banking and Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Mobility and Flexibility) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Aug 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BANDT, Adam, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Banking Act 1959
    to: impose certain conditions on authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs) in relation to the transfer of personal transaction accounts; and require ADIs that offer term deposits to provide certain information when those deposits are due for reinvestment; and
    National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009
    to: require credit contracts to expressly include advice of any unjust transactions and unconscionable interest and other charges; and provide for the termination of mortgage indemnity insurance contracts when the related mortgage is terminated and the rebate of associated premiums. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Banking Amendment (Delivering Essential Financial Services) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Nov 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BANDT, Adam, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Banking Act 1959
    to: require banks to offer basic transaction accounts and to limit other fees to cost recovery; provide that transactions at a bank’s own-branded ATMs are free of charge; cap charges for the use of a bank’s ATMs by customers of another authorised deposit-taking institution (ADI); require ADIs to offer fixed interest gap loans and mortgages; cap mortgage and loan exit fees at cost recovery; and require uniform identification of exit fees in advertising and in mortgage and loan contracts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Banking Amendment (Delivering Essential Financial Services for the Community) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Banking Act 1959
    to: require banks to offer basic transaction accounts and to limit other fees to cost recovery; provide that transactions at a bank’s own-branded ATMs are free of charge; cap charges for the use of a bank’s ATMs by customers of another authorised deposit-taking institution (ADI); require ADIs to offer a fixed interest gap mortgage; cap mortgage exit fees at cost recovery; and require uniform identification of exit fees in advertising and mortgage contracts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Britt Lapthorne Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    The bill: requires the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to identify and contact a person’s next of kin when that person is in a foreign country and believed to be missing; provides for the department and its agencies to offer assistance in such circumstances; and requires the minister to report annually on the development and implementation of international agreements relating to Australian citizens believed to be missing overseas. 

    Bill

  • Banking Amendment (Keeping Banks Accountable) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Banking Act 1959
    to enable the Treasurer to determine that the Financial Claims Scheme no longer apply to a bank which either withholds an interest rate cut or increases its variable standard rate in response to an official interest rate reduction. 

    Bill

  • Building and Construction Industry Improvement Amendment (Transition to Fair Work) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005
    to: abolish the Office of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner and create the Office of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate; remove existing building industry specific laws; enable the Inspectorate to compulsorily obtain information or documents relevant to an investigation from certain persons; provide for safeguards in relation to the Inspectorate's powers to obtain information and documents (including a five year sunset provision); and create the office of the Independent Assessor. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Building and Construction Industry (Restoring Workplace Rights) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Aug 2008 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    SIEWERT, Sen Rachel 
    Summary
    Repeals the
    Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005
    and
    Building and Construction Industry Improvement (Consequential and Transitional) Act 2005

    Bill

  • Broadcasting Services (Safeguarding Local Content and Local Audience Needs) Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    LEES, Meg 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to require the Australian Broadcasting Authority to impose licence conditions on commercial television licensees in metropolitan areas, obliging them to provide locally-produced news, current affairs and other programming. 

    Bill

  • A Better Future for Our Kids Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Nicola ROXON MP 

    Bill

  • Broadcasting Services Amendment (Media Ownership) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Communications, Information Technology and the Arts 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Broadcasting Services Act 1992
    to repeal provisions that restrict foreign ownership of commercial television and subscription television interests; and allow the Australian Broadcasting Authority to grant cross-media exemption certificates on application, provided certain requirements and conditions are met. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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