Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 and related bills [Provisions]

14 October 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-304-0

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Senate Economics Legislation Committee (PDF 20KB)
Chapter 1 (PDF 87KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Background to the bills
Overview of the bills
Scope and structure of this report

Chapter 2 (PDF 123KB)

Purpose of the bill 
Evidence before the committee

Dissenting Report by Labor Senators (PDF 40KB)

Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 (Foreign Acquisitions Bill)
Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Fees Imposition Bill 2015 (Fees Imposition Bill)
Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land Bill 2015 (Register Bill)
Higher fees
New housing measures
New agricultural land and agribusiness investment screening thresholds
Agricultural land register

Additional Comments by Senator Nick Xenophon (PDF 34KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions received (PDF 14KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senate Standing Committees on Economics
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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