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Financial Transaction Reports Amendment (Transitional Arrangements) Bill 2008


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Home Affairs

Summary

Amends the Financial Transactions Reports Act 1988 to facilitate the transition to regulation under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter- Terrorism Financing Act 2006 to: authorise certain cash dealers to continue reporting suspicious transactions, international funds transfer instructions and significant cash transactions to the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC); authorise solicitors, solicitor corporations and partnerships of solicitors to continue to provide AUSTRAC with cash transaction reports; and authorise certain cash dealers to enter transactions into their exemption register until 11 March 2010.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 18/09/08  
Second reading moved 18/09/08  
Second reading debate 13/10/08  
Second reading agreed to 13/10/08  
Third reading agreed to 13/10/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/10/08  
Second reading moved 14/10/08  
Second reading debate 13/11/08  
Second reading agreed to 13/11/08  
Third reading agreed to 13/11/08  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 13/11/08  
Assent 25/11/08 Act no.: 124 - Year: 2008
     

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes