Information about the inquiry

Inquiry into the Financial Transaction Reports Amendment Bill 2006

Information about the inquiry

On 21 June 2006, the Senate referred the above Bill to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 1 August 2006.

The Bill proposes to vary amendments made to the Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988, by Schedule 9 of the Anti-Terrorism (No. 2) Act 2005, to address certain concerns raised by non-bank money remitters during the Federal Government's consultation on the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Bill 2005.

Lodging Submissions

Submissions are being called for by 10 July 2006. Submissions become Committee documents and are only made public after a decision by the Committee. Unauthorised release of submissions is not covered by parliamentary privilege. Further assistance can be obtained by phoning the secretariat on (02) 6277 3560.

 For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560
Fax: +61 2 6277 5794