Treasury Laws Amendment (2020 Measures No. 4) Bill 2021

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  • Treasury Laws Amendment (2020 Measures No. 4) Bill 2020
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Amends the: Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to make refunds of large-scale generation shortfall charges non-assessable non-exempt income for income tax purposes; Treasury Laws Amendment (Putting Consumers First—Establishment of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority) Act 2018 to: facilitate the closure and any transitional arrangements associated with the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) replacing the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal (SCT); provide for the transfer of records and documents from the SCT to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission; include a power for the Federal Court to remit cases back to AFCA; and include a rule-making power to allow the minister to prescribe matters of a transitional nature; Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to increase the maximum amount of penalty units that can be included in regulations that prescribe an industry code from 300 to 600 penalty units; and Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus (Measures No. 2) Act 2020 to extend the temporary mechanism which enables ministers to change arrangements for meeting information and documentary requirements.


House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 28 Oct 2020
Second reading moved 28 Oct 2020
Second reading debate 24 Mar 2021
Second reading agreed to 25 Mar 2021
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
25 Mar 2021
Third reading agreed to 25 Mar 2021
Introduced and read a first time 11 May 2021
Second reading moved 11 May 2021
Lapsed at end of Parliament 25 Jul 2022

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Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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