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  • Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill 2011 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    SIEWERT, Sen Rachel 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Control Act 1982
    to prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Identity Crimes and Other Measures) Bill 2010 [2011]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Home Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: insert three identity crime offences in relation to identification information; and allow a victim of identity crime to obtain a certificate which may assist in re-establishing their credit history;
    Crimes Act 1914
    in relation to the administration of justice offences and makes consequential amendments to eight other Acts;
    Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983
    to: allow for the delegation of functions and powers to facilitate joint trial arrangements; and provide legal immunity for persons carrying out functions and duties under the Act;
    Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006
    in relation to certain written notices and the disclosure of sensitive information held by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre;
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    to: enable the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to use alcohol screening as a preliminary test for all random, targeted investigation and certain incident alcohol testing; and allow the Commissioner to confer awards on other AFP employees; and Judiciary Act 1903 to repeal redundant provisions in relation to eligibility to practice law in the territories. Also makes miscellaneous amendments to the
    Australian Federal Police Act 1979
    ,
    Crimes Act 1914
    ,
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    and
    Privacy Act 1988

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Lands Acquisition Legislation Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Sep 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Administration 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Lands Acquisition Act 1989
    to: allow States and Territories to administer exploration and/or mining on Commonwealth land through regulations that incorporate or adopt State/Territory mining legislation; provide for a penalty regime for breaches of the regulations; enable the minister to make offers of compensation to interest holders without a claim being made; removes the requirement for commercial acquisitions in market of an interest in land to be tabled in Parliament; and repeals the
    Lands Acquisition (Defence) Act 1968

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Lobbying and Ministerial Accountability Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Provides for: the regulation of lobbying activities; divesture by ministers of all shares within 28 days of becoming a minister; and limitations on the post-separation employment of ministers and ministerial advisers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    CONROY, Sen Stephen 
    Summary
    Penalises late payment of commercial debts by Commonwealth government agencies and large corporations to small business in relation to contracts for the supply of goods and services. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill

  • Lake Eyre Basin Intergovernmental Agreement Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    01 Mar 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Heritage portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Application of Criminal Code) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

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

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Labelling of Genetically Manipulated and Other Foods Bill 1996

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 1996 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Sen John WOODLEY 

    Bill

  • Livestock Export (Animal Welfare Conditions) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    31 Oct 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    WILKIE, Andrew, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997
    to: provide that live-stock exported for slaughter are transported and slaughtered humanely; make the secretary responsible to ensure that live-stock exported for slaughter under a live-stock export licence are treated humanely and if not, cease their export; and penalise the holder of a live-stock export licence if they fail to inform the secretary of inhumane treatment of live-stock. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Legislative Instruments Amendment (Sunsetting) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    to provide that legislative instruments remain in force for 10 years following registration (rather than commencement) on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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