Second Reading Speeches

Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2018

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Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends the:

Corporations Act 2001
to consolidate and broaden the existing protections and remedies for corporate and financial sector whistleblowers;
Taxation Administration Act 1953
to create a whistleblower protection regime for disclosures of information by individuals regarding breaches of the tax laws or misconduct relating to an entity’s tax affairs; and
Banking Act 1959
,
Insurance Act 1973
,
Life Insurance Act 1995
and
Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
to make consequential amendments.