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Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Fees Imposition Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Part of a package of three bills in relation to Australia’s foreign investment framework, the bill imposes fees in relation to certain applications and actions that are made under the proposed Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Legislation Amendment Act 2015.

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 20/08/15  
Second reading moved 20/08/15  
Second reading debate 16/09/15  
Second reading debate 17/09/15  
Second reading agreed to 17/09/15  
Third reading agreed to 17/09/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17/09/15  
Second reading moved 17/09/15  
Second reading debate 11/11/15  
Second reading agreed to 11/11/15  
Third reading agreed to 11/11/15  
     
Finally passed both Houses 11/11/15  
Assent 25/11/15 Act no: 152 - Year: 2015
     

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
  • Referred to Committee (20/08/2015): Senate Economics Legislation Committee; Committee report (14/10/2015)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )