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  • Live Animal Export Restriction and Prohibition Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    WILKIE, Andrew, MP 
    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

  • Independent Contractors Amendment 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    WILKIE, Kim 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Independent Contractors Act 2006
    to exempt West Australian truck owner-drivers from the
    Independent Contractors Act 2006

    Bill

  • Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Mining, Petroleum and Water Resources) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Sep 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    WINDSOR, Tony, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
    to: require corporations to seek Commonwealth approval when an extractive activity may have significant impact on the water quality, structural integrity or hydraulic balance of a water resource unless exempted to do so; require the minister to declare by disallowable legislative instrument that an exemption has been granted; and impose penalties. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Climate Protection Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Nov 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    WINDSOR, Tony, MP 
    Summary
    Provides for: a mandatory national target and strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions which require public consultation and an annual report on the strategy; a scheme to be established to coordinate energy efficiency; government agencies to purchase accredited renewable energy; the preparation of Greenhouse Impact Statements and annual reporting; recycling companies to be credited for emissions under any carbon pollution reduction scheme. Also amends the
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

    Bill

  • Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Palm Oil) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick;BROWN, Sen Bob 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
    to require Food Standards Australia New Zealand to develop and approve labelling standards to be used by food producers, manufacturers and distributors of food containg palm oil; and
    Competition and Consumer Act 2010
    to include the use of palm oil in the characteristics of any goods for the purposes of misleading conduct as to the nature of goods. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Tax Laws Amendment (Public Benefit Test) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 May 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to require that, in order to receive exemption from income tax, the aims and activities of religious and charitable institutions must be assessed against a public benefit test. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Water (Crisis Powers and Floodwater Diversion) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick;HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah 
    Summary
    Enables the Murray-Darling Basin Authority to manage the water resources of the Basin as a single system during periods of extreme crisis. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Criminal Code Amendment (Misrepresentation of Age to a Minor) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to create three criminal offences which may occur when an adult intentionally misrepresents their age in carriage service communications with a person they believe to be a minor. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Trade Practices Amendment (Material Lessening of Competition—Richmond Amendment) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Trade Practices Act 1974
    to prevent corporations from directly or indirectly merging with or acquiring an asset which would result in material lessening of competition in the relevant market. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Palm Oil) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    XENOPHON, Sen Nick;BROWN, Sen Bob;JOYCE, Sen Barnaby 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
    to require Food Standards Australia New Zealand to develop and approve labelling standards to be used by food producers, manufacturers and distributors of food containing palm oil. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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