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  • Date
    04 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fisheries Administration Act 1991
    and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    in relation to: deterrence and compliance regimes to deter foreign fishers from illegally fishing in Australian waters; the Australian Fisheries Management Authority’s management of Commonwealth fisheries resources; and ecologically sustainable management of Commonwealth fisheries. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    28 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Fisheries Administration Act 1991
    and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Agreement to Promote Compliance with International Conservation and Management Measures by Fishing Vessels on the High Seas; and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    to strengthen the Australian Fisheries Management Authority’s ability to deliver and enforce fisheries management in Commonwealth fisheries. Also contains a saving provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    18 Sep 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    GREIG, Brian 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997
    to encourage the acquisition of open source computer software by government agencies. 

    Bill

  • Date
    10 Sep 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    to extend time frames in relation to: past period lump sum claims for family tax benefit (FTB) and child care benefit; payment of top-ups of FTB as a result of income reconciliation; and exchange, use and destruction of tax file number data for income reconciliation purposes; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    to make consequential amendments to allow tax advisers’ fees for FTB lump sums claims that relate to the 2001-02 income year to be tax deductible. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    18 Nov 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services portfolio 

    Bill

  • Date
    26 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
    in relation to correspondence and payment nominees; and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to extend carer payment eligibility to carers of terminally ill profoundly disabled children. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    26 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to require holders of certain specified visas issued for temporary protection, humanitarian or safe haven purposes to satisfy a special benefit activity test similar to the one that currently operates in relation to newstart allowance, and other newstart allowance conditions;
    Social Security Act 1991
    to make amendments contingent on the commencement of the proposed
    Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Australians Working Together and Other 2001 Budget Measures) Act 2002
    to ensure that activity test requirements are applied consistently to both special beneficiaries and newstart allowees; and
    A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Consequential and Related Measures) Act (No. 2) 1999
    and
    Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (1999 Budget and Other Measures) Act 1999
    to correct cross-references as a result of the enactment of the
    Youth Allowance Consolidation Act 2000

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Family and Community Services 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
    to: change the qualification criteria for disability support pension (DSP) in relation to work capacity for people who apply for DSP from 1 July 2003; and restrict exemptions from the activity test requirements for newstart allowance and youth allowance recipients. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Social Security Act 1991
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to ensure that appropriate means test assessment is applied to superannuation interests that are split pursuant to the
    Family Law Legislation Amendment (Superannuation) Act 2001
    ;
    Family Law Act 1975
    to: clarify the valuing of superannuation interests; enable the consolidation of superannuation plans and the transfer of a superannuation interest to a successor plan; and make minor technical and correcting amendments; and
    Judges’ Pensions Act 1968
    to authorise the making of regulations for determining the proportion of a pension that had accrued at the time of a judge’s marriage breakdown. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998
    and
    Financial Institutions Supervisory Levies Collection Act 1998
    in relation to financial institutions supervisory levies;
    Financial Sector (Transfers of Business) Act 1999
    in relation to a transfer of a business;
    Insurance Act 1973
    in relation to general insurance matters;
    General Insurance Reform Act 2001
    to correct a drafting error;
    Insurance Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1991
    to remove the 30 day time limit for ministerial approval of an application for a merger or acquisition; and make consequential amendments;
    Life Insurance Act 1995
    to remove sunset clauses on the right to appeal prudential decisions to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal;
    Reserve Bank Act 1959
    in relation to: superannuation provisions and procedures for Reserve Bank, Reserve Bank Board and Payments System Board appointments, terminations and resignations; and location of the head office;
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    in relation to: winding up procedures for superannuation funds with less than five members; and Australian Taxation Office secrecy provisions; and
    Superannuation Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998
    in relation to the levy payable by a previously unregulated superannuation entity. 

    Bill

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