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  • Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Nov 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Environment 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 11 bills to remove the carbon pricing mechanism, the bill amends the
    Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Act 1995
    to remove the applicable charge rate from the levy charged on synthetic greenhouse gases and equipment manufactured after 1 July 2014. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • True-up Shortfall Levy (Excise) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Nov 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Environment 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 11 bills to remove the carbon pricing mechanism, the bill imposes a levy on persons who were over-allocated free carbon units under the Jobs and Competitiveness Program in the 2013-14 financial year and would have had their allocation in the 2014-15 financial year reduced if the carbon tax had remained in force, so far as that levy is a duty of excise. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • True-up Shortfall Levy (General) (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Nov 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Environment 
    Summary
    Part of a package of 11 bills to remove the carbon pricing mechanism, the bill imposes a levy on persons who were over-allocated free carbon units under the Jobs and Competitiveness Program in the 2013-14 financial year and would have had their allocation in the 2014-15 financial year reduced if the carbon tax had remained in force, so far as that levy is neither a duty of customs nor a duty of excise. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Copyright Legislation Amendment (Fair Go for Fair Use) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Copyright Act 1968
    to: provide that digital locks or technical protection measures that restrict accessibility for the visually impaired and disabled are removed; provide legal protection to universities, libraries, schools, cultural institutions, content service providers and internet service providers from being sued when other persons have accessed certain online content; remove geocodes from the use of overseas content; and provide for a fair use exception. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Guardian for Unaccompanied Children Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    The bill: establishes the Office of the Guardian for Unaccompanied Non-citizen Children; provides for the appointment, functions and powers of the guardian; provides for staff, consultants and reporting requirements; and amends the
    Immigration (Guardianship of Children) Act 1946
    and
    Migration Act 1958
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Marine Engineers Qualifications Bill 2013 (No. 2)

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Requires that any marine regulations be amended by the issuing authority so that they comply with and give effect to the existing Australian standards for marine engineering and electro-technical competencies. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Reserve Bank Amendment (Australian Reconstruction and Development Board) Bill 2013 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Reserve Bank Act 1959
    to: establish the Australian Reconstruction and Development Board as the third Board within the Reserve Bank of Australia; and provide for the functions, membership, meetings and other administrative arrangements of the board, including resolving any policy differences between the three boards. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Insurance Contracts Amendment (Unfair Terms) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Insurance Contracts Act 1984
    to provide: an unfair contract terms regime for standard form consumer contracts of general insurance; and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission with enforcement and investigation powers to administer the regime; and
    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
    to make consequential amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Overseas Aid (Millennium Development Goals) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    The bill: establishes United Nations targets for official development assistance; requires the minister to prepare and present to Parliament an annual statement outlining Australia’s annual official development assistance; establishes an Independent Commissioner on Aid Effectiveness; provides for the appointment, functions and powers of the commissioner; and provides for staff, consulting and an annual reporting requirement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (2013 Measures No. 4) Bill 2013

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2013 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends: the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to deny access to the research and development tax incentive for companies with aggregated assessable income of $20 billion or more for an income year; the
    Industry Research and Development Act 1986
    to: provide that the conditions for eligibility of research and development activities conducted outside Australia continue to operate as intended; and require Innovation Australia to assess and ensure compliance in relation to the research and development tax incentive; the
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to enable entities to anticipate an expected tax offset refund for certain expenditure through quarterly payments; five Acts to make consequential amendments; and the
    A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999
    ,
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
    and
    Taxation Administration Act 1953
    to provide that excess goods and services tax is only refundable in certain circumstances. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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