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Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Amendment (Direct Lending and Other Measures) Bill 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Trade and Investment

Summary

Amends the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991 to: expand the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation’s (EFIC) powers to enable direct lending for export transactions involving all goods (not just capital goods); and require EFIC to pay a debt neutrality charge or guarantee fee, and a tax equivalent payment, in relation to all its operations.

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 22/10/14  
Second reading moved 22/10/14  
Second reading debate 25/11/14  
Referred to Federation Chamber 25/11/14  
Second reading debate 26/11/14  
Second reading agreed to 26/11/14  
Reported from Federation Chamber 26/11/14  
Third reading agreed to 26/11/14  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27/11/14  
Second reading moved 27/11/14  
Second reading debate 04/03/15  
Second reading agreed to 04/03/15  
Third reading agreed to 04/03/15  
     
Finally passed both Houses 04/03/15  
Assent 19/03/15 Act no.: 18 - 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 (27/11/2014): Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee; Committee report (11/02/2015)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )