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  • Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bioregional Plans) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
    to provide that bioregional plans are disallowable instruments which are subject to the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Home Insulation Program (Commission of Inquiry) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    HUNT, Greg, MP 
    Summary
    Establishes the Commission of Inquiry into the Home Insulation Program and provides for: the functions and powers of the commission; offences relating to the giving of evidence before the commission; matters relating to the operation of the commission; and the commission to present its findings and any recommendations by 1 November 2011. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Native Title Amendment (Reform) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Native Title Act 1993
    in relation to: the application of the principles of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to decision-making; heritage protection; the application of the non-extinguishment principle to the compulsory acquisition of land; the right to negotiate to apply to offshore areas; good faith negotiations; profit sharing and royalties in arbitration; enabling extinguishment to be disregarded; reversal of the burden of proof; the definition of ‘traditional’; and commercial rights and interests. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Tobacco Industry Donations) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
     
    Summary
    Amends the
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    to create offences to prohibit political parties or candidates from receiving donations from manufacturers or wholesalers of tobacco products. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill 2011 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    SIEWERT, Sen Rachel 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Control Act 1982
    to prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter. 

    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

  • Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Jun 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BANDT, Adam, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Export Control Act 1982
    to prohibit the export of live-stock for slaughter. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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