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  • Sex Discrimination Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Sex Discrimination Act 1984
    to enable States and Territories to legislate to limit access to assisted reproductive technology services to married couples and couples in a de facto marriage. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979
    to strengthen its counter-terrorism powers, in particular by: enabling the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) to seek a warrant to detain and question persons over 14 years of age for the purposes of investigating terrorism offences; and provides for safeguards in relation to these new powers, and penalties for officials’ failure to comply with provisions; and
    Telecommunications (Interception) Act 1979
    in relation to the authorisation of communication of intelligence by persons other than ASIO officers. Also provides for review of the operation of the legislation 3 years after its commencement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Security Legislation Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: insert new offences in relation to treason and terrorism related activities, all of which carry a penalty of life imprisonment; provide for ministerial declaration of proscribed organisations and insert offences in relation to membership or links with such an organisation;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to repeal the existing treason offence;
    Migration Act 1958
    to update treason offence cross-references; and
    Australian Protective Service Act 1987
    and
    Crimes (Aviation) Act 1991
    to ensure that the Australian Protective Service has power to deal with terrorist related offences and to perform the aircraft security officer function on intra-state flights. Also contains savings and application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Administrative Review Tribunal (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Oct 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Further to the
    Administrative Review Tribunal Bill 2000
    , the bill: abolishes the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT), Social Security Appeals Tribunal, Migration Review Tribunal and Refugee Review Tribunal; repeals the
    Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
    ; amends: 182 Acts to replace references to the AAT with references to the Administrative Review Tribunal (ART); 138 Acts to replace references to the
    Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975
    with references to the proposed
    Administrative Review Tribunal Act 2000
    ; 5 Acts to provide procedures to be followed by the ART in reviewing certain decisions;
    Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
    to enable certain interlocutory and procedural matters to be dealt with by a single judge; and makes consequential amendments to 125 Acts. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Administrative Review Tribunal Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Establishes the Administrative Review Tribunal which will replace the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, the Social Security Appeals Tribunal, the Migration Review Tribunal and the Refugee Review Tribunal. Also establishes the Administrative Review Council. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Administrative Decisions (Effect of International Instruments) Bill 1999

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Oct 1999 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Responds to the High Court decision in
    Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs v Teoh
    by providing the necessary statutory indication to ensure that entry into a treaty by the Australian Government does not give rise to a legitimate expectation in administrative law that the Government will act in accordance with the treaty, which could form the basis for challenge. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Criminal Code Amendment (Espionage and Related Offences) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Sep 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Disability Discrimination Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Sep 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Jurisdiction of Courts Legislation Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Sep 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Marriage Amendment Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 Sep 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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