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  • Quarantine Amendment (Disallowing Permits) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    25 Aug 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Quarantine Act 1908
    to: provide that Biosecurity Policy Determinations are disallowable legislative instruments; provide that a permit to import, introduce, or bring in an animal, plant, substance or thing is a disallowable legislative instrument; and provide that, when these instruments are presented to Parliament, the minister is required to table a risk analysis in both Houses and refer the instruments to parliamentary committees responsible for agricultural matters. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Landholders’ Right to Refuse (Coal Seam Gas) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Aug 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    The bill: provides that Australian landholders have the right to refuse the undertaking of coal seam gas mining activities by corporations on food producing land without prior written authorisation; sets out the requirements of a prior written authorisation; and provides for relief which a court may grant a land owner when prior written authorisation is not provided. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Air Navigation and Civil Aviation Amendment (Aircraft Crew) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Aug 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Air Navigation Act 1920
    and
    Civil Aviation Act 1988
    to provide that an Australian airline, or a subsidiary of an Australian airline, is not issued an international aviation licence unless it provides the same wages and conditions to overseas-based flight and cabin crew operating its flights as if they were directly employed by the airline. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Bankruptcy Amendment (Exceptional Circumstances Exit Package) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    05 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the Bankruptcy Regulations 1996 to provide that payments made under the Exceptional Circumstances Exit Package on or after 1 July 2010 are exempt from bankruptcy proceedings where a final order in bankruptcy has not been finalised by the courts or the debts paid. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Declared Countries) Bill (No. 2) 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    05 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Migration Act 1958
    to provide that a ministerial declaration specifying that a country provides certain procedures and protections for offshore entry persons is a legislative instrument; and Legislative Instruments Act 2003 to provide that the ministerial declaration is subject to disallowance by either House of the Parliament. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Carbon Tax Plebiscite Bill 2011 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    The bill: provides for a national plebiscite to be held by 26 November 2011 to ascertain whether the electorate supports the introduction of a price on carbon; requires the Electoral Commissioner to provide the minister with a statement of the results of the plebiscite; and requires the minister to table the statement in both Houses of Parliament. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Fees) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the:
    National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009
    to provide that: credit fees or charges relating to credit contracts must be reasonable; and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission may apply for a court order to annul or reduce a credit fee or charge it determines not to be reasonable; and
    Banking Act 1959
    to require the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority to prohibit banks with a market share of more than 10 per cent from imposing early termination fees in relation to loan agreements or mortgage contracts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Government Advertising (Accountability) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    to: prohibit the use of public money for advertising government policy unless it has been enacted in legislation, or both Houses of Parliament have agreed to the expenditure by resolution, or, in a national emergency, the minister has obtained the Leader of the Opposition’s consent to the expenditure; and provide for a penalty for any breach. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Live Animal Export Restriction and Prohibition Bill 2011 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997
    to: prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter on or after 1 July 2014; and provide that export licence holders ensure all live-stock are treated satisfactorily prior to slaughter; and
    Export Control Act 1982
    to: prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter unless the secretary is satisfied that the live-stock will be treated satisfactorily prior to slaughter; and prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter on or after 1 July 2014. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Migration Amendment (Declared Countries) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Migration Act 1958
    to provide that a ministerial declaration specifying that a country provides certain procedures and protections for offshore entry persons is a legislative instrument; and
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    to provide that the ministerial declaration is subject to disallowance by either House of the Parliament. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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