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  • Extradition and Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Justice 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Extradition Act 1988
    and
    Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987
    to enable Federal Magistrates to perform functions under these Acts;
    Extradition Act 1988
    ,
    Migration Act 1958
    and
    Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987
    in relation to privacy and information disclosures relating to extradition and mutual assistance processes;
    Extradition Act 1988
    to: limit the jurisdiction to review extradition decisions to the Federal Court of Australia; enable a person to waive the extradition process in certain circumstances; provide that Australia may refuse extradition when a person may be punished, or discriminated against, upon surrender on the basis of their sex or sexual orientation; limit the factors the minister is required to consider before giving a notice accepting an extradition request; enable persons to consent to being extradited for a wider range of offences; enable the minister to give a legally enforceable undertaking as to the maximum sentence that could be imposed on a person before the person is extradited to Australia; enable a person to be prosecuted in any circumstances when Australia has refused extradition; make technical amendments relating to notices; extend the availability of bail in extradition proceedings; and make technical amendments;
    Extradition Act 1988
    and
    Migration Act 1958
    to exempt certain conduct from the definition of ‘political offence’;
    Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987
    to: expand the application of the grounds of refusal to a mutual assistance request from a foreign country; provide that evidence may be taken before an Australian magistrate for live transmission by video link back to a court in a foreign country; and enable non-conviction based proceeds of crime and non-conviction based foreign restraining orders to be registered at the request of any country;
    Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987
    and
    Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979
    to: provide that lawfully intercepted and accessed information is only provided to foreign countries in certain circumstances; and require the minister to report annually on the provision of this information;
    Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987
    and
    Surveillance Devices Act 2004
    to enable Australia to make and receive requests relating to the use of surveillance devices;
    Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987
    and
    Crimes Act 1914
    to enable forensic material to be obtained from a person in relation to a foreign serious offence at the request of a foreign country; and
    Migration Act 1958
    ,
    Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1987
    and
    Surveillance Devices Act 2004
    to make miscellaneous and technical amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Export Market Development Grants Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Trade 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Market Development Grants Act 1997
    to: extend the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme to 2015-16; reduce the maximum grant to $150 000; reduce the maximum number of grants available for an individual recipient to seven; cap intellectual property registration expenses at $50 000; increase the minimum expenses threshold to $20 000; increase the income limit for members of approved joint ventures/consortia to $50 million; remove approved trading houses as an eligible special approval applicant category; reinstate disqualifying convictions; enable Austrade to impose conditions on the accreditation of EMDG consultants; and make changes in relation to applications submitted by accredited EMDG consultants. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Export Market Development Grants Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Foreign Affairs and Trade 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Trade Commission Act 1985
    and
    Export Market Development Grants Act 1997
    to: increase the maximum grant to $200,000; add two claimable expense categories to the range of eligible expenses; expand the range of bodies able to access the scheme; lift the maximum turnover limit to $50 million; reduce the minimum threshold of expenditure to a $10,000 minimum; extend the limit on the number of annual grants to eight; remove the distinction between internal and external services to provide that all non-tourism services are eligible products; and introduce a performance measure for applicants claiming their third and subsequent grants. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Export Market Development Grants Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 May 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Trade 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Market Development Grants Act 1997
    in relation to the Export Market Development Grants Scheme by: reducing the income ceiling for applicants to $30 million; removing the $25 million export earnings ceiling; reducing the $200 000 maximum grant to $150 000; reducing the maximum number of grants payable to applicants from eight to seven; and repealing the provision which provides for additional grants for entering new markets. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Export Market Development Grants Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 May 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Trade 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Market Development Grants Act 1997
    to increase the minimum grant available under the Export Market Development Grants Scheme from $2 500 to $5 000 effective from the 2001-02 financial year. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Export Market Development Grants Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 May 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment Bill 2006 [2007]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Aug 2006 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Foreign Affairs and Trade 
    Summary
    Following government endorsement of the recommendations of the Review of the Corporate Governance of Statutory Authorities and Office Holders (the Uhrig Review), the bill amends the
    Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991
    to implement changes to the board management structure of the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Jun 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Trade portfolio 

    Bill

  • Export Control Amendment Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Control Act 1982
    to: replace a redundant cross-reference in relation to making a false or misleading statement in declarations made for the purposes of the regulations; and allow certificates issued in relation to goods exported from Christmas Island or the Cocos Islands to be certified as goods from those Territories rather than from Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Excise Tariff Validation Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Customs Tariff Validation Bill 2009, the bill validates all excise duties demanded or collected before 14 May 2009 to ensure the duties have been lawfully imposed and lawfully demanded or collected. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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