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Treasury Laws Amendment ( Enhancing Whistleblower Protections ) Bill 2017
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2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Treasury Laws Amendment ( Enhancing » « Whistleblower » « Protections » ) Bill 2017

 

No.       , 2017

 

(Treasury)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law in relation to whistleblowing, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Amendment of the Corporations Act 2001                                      3

Corporations Act 2001                                                                                                3

Part 2—Amendment of the Taxation Administration Act 1953            21

Taxation Administration Act 1953                                                                          21

Part 3—Other amendments                                                                                       33

Banking Act 1959                                                                                                       33

Insurance Act 1973                                                                                                    33

Life Insurance Act 1995                                                                                            34

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993                                               35

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law in relation to whistleblowing, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Treasury Laws Amendment ( « Enhancing » « Whistleblower » « Protections ) Act 2017 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

1 July 2018.

1 July 2018

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.