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Second Reading Speeches

Omnibus Repeal Day (Autumn 2015) Bill 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Prime Minister
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends: five Acts in the Agriculture portfolio to abolish the Australian Landcare Council, and make amendments consequential on seven Acts being repealed; two Acts in the Environment portfolio to abolish the Natural Heritage Trust Advisory Committee and the Biological Diversity Advisory Committee, and remove spent provisions; the

Health and Other Services (Compensation) Act 1995
to remove certain administrative requirements for compensation payers and claimants; the
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Queensland Reserves and Committee Self-management) Act 1978
to make amendments consequential on two Acts being repealed; the
A New Tax System (Family Assistance)(Administration) Act 1999
,
Paid Parental Leave Act 2010
,
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
and
Student Assistance Act 1973
to enable the release of information collected under the Acts in an aggregated form which does not disclose information about a particular person; the
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
and
Social Security Act 1991
to remove spent indexation provisions, and make consequential amendments; the
Social Security Act 1991
and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
to remove spent provisions relating to the Retirement Assistance for Farmers Scheme and the Retirement Assistance for Sugarcane Farmers Scheme; the
Social Security Act 1991
to remove spent savings, transitional and application provisions, and make technical amendments; three Acts in the Treasury portfolio to remove spent provisions; and the
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
to remove spent provisions relating to the Retirement Assistance for Farmers Scheme and the Retirement Assistance for Sugarcane Farmers Scheme. Also repeals 14 Acts administered in three portfolios.