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Public Governance and Resources Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Finance

Summary

Amends: the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act) to: remove ambiguities in relation to governance arrangements; support the administration of goods and services tax obligations by non-corporate Commonwealth entities; clarify provisions in relation to reporting periods and the description of corporate plans; and streamline the administration of the transfer of functions between non-corporate Commonwealth entities; the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2014 to further clarify arrangements in relation to the implementation of the resource management framework under the PGPA Act; the Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011 and Climate Change Authority Act 2011 to: provide that the Clean Energy Regulator and the Climate Change Authority are not bodies corporate and do not have a separate legal identity from the Commonwealth; and list the relevant roles, membership, functions and powers of each entity for the purposes of the PGPA Act; 22 Acts to make consequential amendments; and 11 Acts in relation to various Commonwealth entities to clarify obligations, roles and responsibilities, and financial arrangements.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12/02/15  
Second reading moved 12/02/15  
Second reading debate 17/03/15  
Second reading debate 24/03/15  
Second reading agreed to 24/03/15  
Consideration in detail debate 24/03/15 Amendment details: 8 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 24/03/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/03/15  
Second reading moved 25/03/15  
Second reading debate 26/03/15  
Second reading agreed to 26/03/15  
Third reading agreed to 26/03/15  
     
Finally passed both Houses 26/03/15  
Assent 13/04/15 Act no.: 36 - Year: 2015
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet EN104]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (05/03/2015): Senate Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee; Committee report (24/03/2015)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )