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  • 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

  • Law and Justice (Cross Border and Other Amendments) Bill 2009

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    Date
    19 Mar 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Service and Execution of Process Act 1992
    to: establish the Cross Border Justice Scheme to enable judicial officers, police and other officials to deal with offenders from any of the participating jurisdictions (Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory); and clarify that prisoners may give evidence by audio or video link when subpoenaed to give evidence in interstate court or tribunal proceedings; and
    Evidence and Procedure (New Zealand) Act 1994
    to expand the range of proceedings covered by the scheme established between Australia and New Zealand for the service of subpoenas between the two jurisdictions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Law Officers Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Law Officers Act 1964
    and
    Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1976
    to enable Solicitors-General to access long service leave entitlements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Law and Justice Legislation Amendment (Marking of Plastic Explosives) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    07 Sep 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Gives effect to Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection by amending the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to insert new offences in relation to trafficking in, manufacturing, possessing, importing and exporting unmarked plastic explosives;
    Customs Act 1901
    to provide Customs officers with appropriate powers to regulate, investigate, search and seize unmarked plastic explosives; and six other Acts to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Law and Justice Legislation Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends 22 Acts to: correct minor drafting errors; clarify the operation of certain provisions; update references to organisations and other Acts; and update provisions to reflect current practices. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Long Service Leave Legislation Amendment (Telstra) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1976
    ,
    Telstra Corporation Act 1991
    and
    Telstra (Transition to Full Private Ownership) Act 2005
    to extend the application of the
    Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1976
    to Telstra pending development of national long service leave arrangements in consultation with the states and territories. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • 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

  • 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

  • Lands Acquisition Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Finance and Deregulation 
    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; and remove the requirement for commercial acquisitions in the market of an interest in land to be tabled in Parliament. Also repeals the
    Lands Acquisition (Defence) Act 1968

    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

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