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Corporations Amendment (Simple Corporate Bonds and Other Measures) Bill 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Passed Both Houses
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the Corporations Act 2001 to: require body corporates to issue a two-part simple corporate bonds prospectus when certain bond issuances occur; enable simple corporate bonds to be traded using simple retail corporate bonds depository interests; and provide that directors have liability for any misinformation in a disclosure document in certain circumstances.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 15/05/14  
Second reading moved 15/05/14  
Second reading debate 16/07/14  
Referred to Federation Chamber 16/07/14  
Second reading agreed to 16/07/14  
Reported from Federation Chamber 16/07/14  
Third reading agreed to 16/07/14  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17/07/14  
Second reading moved 17/07/14  
Second reading debate 28/08/14  
Second reading agreed to 28/08/14  
Third reading agreed to 28/08/14  
     
Finally passed both Houses 28/08/14  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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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