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Corporations Amendment (Publish What You Pay) Bill 2014


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
MILNE, Sen Christine

Summary

Amends the Corporations Act 2001 to: require Australian companies involved in extractive industries to disclose any payments made to foreign countries over $100 000 on a country-by-country and project-by-project basis; and require the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to publish the Publish What You Pay reports on their website within 28 days of their receipt.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 28/10/14  
Second reading moved 28/10/14  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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

Bills Digest



Notes