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  • Date
    22 Oct 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS), the bill establishes the Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority as an independent statutory body to administer the CPRS, the Renewable Energy Target and the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System. Also contains a regulation making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    16 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006
    and
    Australian Sports Commission Act 1989
    to: create the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) to replace the office of ASADA Chair; establish an Advisory Group to provide advice to the ASADA CEO on sports doping matters; establish an Anti-Doping Rule Violation Panel (ADRVP) to replace the Anti-Doping Rule Violation Committee; and
    Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006
    to: maintain consistency with the World Anti-Doping Code; and make transitional arrangements to enable ASADA and ADRVP to carry out their functions under the National Anti-Doping Scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    10 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Health and Ageing 
    Summary
    Establishes the Australian National Preventive Health Agency as a statutory body and provides for: the terms and conditions of employment, functions and powers of the Chief Executive Officer; staff and consultants; committees; strategic and annual operational plans; finance and reporting requirements; and grants by the agency. Also establishes the Australian National Preventive Health Agency Advisory Council and provides for: the terms and conditions of appointment of members to the Council; and meeting procedures. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    13 Aug 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Treasury 
    Summary
    The bill: allows the Treasurer to make the necessary agreement with the Asian Development Bank for the purchase by Australia of its entitlement of 16 379 paid-in shares and 393 101 additional callable shares of the capital stock of the bank; allows the Treasurer to issue promissory notes to the bank in payment; and appropriates the necessary funds from the Consolidated Revenue Fund to make such payments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    25 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Citizenship 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Citizenship Act 2007
    to implement recommendations of the Australian Citizenship Test Review Committee by providing: that certain people may be eligible for citizenship without sitting the citizenship test; that the citizenship test must be completed within a specified period; and that applicants for citizenship by conferral under 18 years of age must be permanent residents at both the time of application and time of decision. Also amends the
    Australian Citizenship Act 2007
    and
    Australian Citizenship (Transitionals and Consequentials) Act 2007
    to provide for a special residence requirement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    24 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Automotive Transformation Scheme Bill 2009, the bill amends the
    ACIS Administration Act 1999
    and
    ACIS Administration Amendment Act 2003
    to establish the Automotive Transformation Scheme from 2011 by: repealing stage 3 of the Automotive Competitiveness and Investment Scheme; and providing increased uncapped assistance for persons registered under the Scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    24 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 
    Summary
    Introduced with the ACIS Administration Amendment Bill 2009, the bill establishes the framework for the Automotive Transformation Scheme which will replace the Automotive Competitiveness and Investment Scheme from 2011. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    24 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aviation Transport Security Act 2004
    to: designate categories of security controlled airports according to their risk profiles; allow unannounced inspections of businesses involved in air cargo; allow the secretary to enter into enforceable undertakings with aviation industry participants; and expand the scope of compliance control directions to include security controlled airports, screening authorities and screening officers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    23 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    LUDLAM, Sen Scott 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    to: insert a new definition of 'terrorist act'; remove the offences of 'reckless possession of a thing', sedition, and associating with a terrorist organisation; amend the reference to 'fostering the doing of' a terrorist act in the definition of 'terrorist organisation'; provide for terrorist organisations to be prescribed in regulations; and amend the 'supporting' offence;
    Crimes Act 1914
    to: remove 'investigative dead time' from the calculation of dead time; and remove the presumption against bail for certain offences; and
    Australian Security Information Organisation Act 1979
    in relation to the questioning and detention of terrorism suspects. Also repeals the
    National Security Information (Criminal and Civil Proceedings) Act 2004

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    22 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Attorney-General 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
    in relation to: case management powers and procedural reforms; and appeal proceedings;
    Family Law Act 1975
    ,
    Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
    and
    Federal Magistrates Act 1999
    in relation to the powers of the Chief Justices of the Federal Court and the Family Court and the Chief Federal Magistrate; and
    Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
    to exclude certain decisions of the head of court from judicial review. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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