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  • Competition and Consumer Amendment (Horticultural Code of Conduct) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    KATTER, Bob, Jnr, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Competition and Consumer Act 2010
    to: establish a mandatory code of conduct to regulate the commercial relationships between agents/merchants and sellers of horticultural produce; and establish the Horticultural Code Management Committee to implement, monitor and develop the code. 

    Bill

  • Constitutional Corporations (Farm Gate to Plate) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    KATTER, Bob, Jnr, MP 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Charter of Budget Honesty Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Aug 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HOCKEY, Joe, MP 
    Summary
    Consequent on the Parliamentary Budget Office Bill 2011, the bill amends the
    Charter of Budget Honesty Act 1998
    to remove the requirement for the Leader of the Opposition to request the Prime Minister to refer costings of election commitments to the Departments of the Treasury and Finance. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Carbon Tax Plebiscite Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    ABBOTT, Tony, MP 
    Summary
    The bill: provides for a national plebiscite to be held by 26 November 2011 to ascertain whether the electorate supports the introduction of a price on carbon; requires the Electoral Commissioner to provide the minister with a statement of the results of the plebiscite; and requires the minister to table the statement in both Houses of Parliament. 

    Bill

  • Competition and Consumer (Price Signalling) Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Nov 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BILLSON, Bruce, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Competition and Consumer Act 2010
    to prohibit corporations from engaging in price signalling. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commission of Inquiry into the Building the Education Revolution Program Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Oct 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    PYNE, Christopher, MP 
    Summary
    Establishes the Commission of Inquiry into the Building the Education Revolution Program and provides for: the functions and powers of the commission; offences relating to the giving of evidence before the commission; matters relating to the operation of the commission; and the commission to present its findings and any recommendations by 1 November 2011. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah 
    Summary
    Creates the independent statutory position of Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People and provides for: the functions and general powers of the position; terms and conditions and staffing support; regular and annual reporting requirements; and a review of the operation of the Act after a two-year period. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Corporations Amendment (No. 1) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    to permit the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to apply for a search warrant without issuing a notice to produce the material sought;
    Corporations Act 2001
    to: require persons to state the purpose for which they require a copy of a register of members of a company or registered scheme; provide that a register maintained on a computer should be inspected on a computer; enable the regulations to prescribe the formats in which a copy of a register should be provided; provide that an unsolicited offer made to purchase financial products off-market must remain open for at least one month from the date of offer; and increase the maximum penalties for insider trading and market manipulation offences; and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to enable an interception agency to apply for telecommunications interception warrants when investigating insider trading and market manipulation offences. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Crime Commission Act 2002
    and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to: align the dismissal powers of the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) Chief Executive Officer to deal with serious misconduct and corruption with those of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner;
    Australian Crime Commission Act 2002
    to enable the ACC to appoint part-time examiners;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to: extend searches conducted under warrant powers that apply in relation to premises to searches in relation to persons; provide when certain seized documents must be returned; provide for orders for things seized and documents produced; and provide police with a standing power to take fingerprints and photographs of arrested persons; and
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    to enable the AFP Commissioner to authorise payments to AFP appointees in special circumstances. Also provides for an independent review after a two-year period of the ACC’s dismissal powers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Constitution Alteration (Just Terms) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Jun 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    KATTER, Bob, Jnr, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the Constitution to provide that the Commonwealth power to acquire property and place restrictions on property rights can only be undertaken after compensation on just terms has been provided. 

    Bill

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