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Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment Bill 2010


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Bankruptcy Legislation Amendment Bill 2009



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the Bankruptcy Act 1966 in relation to: remuneration of registered trustees administering bankrupt estates; civil penalties; Bankruptcy Districts; creditor’s petitions; the stay period that follows the filing of a declaration of intent to file a debtor’s petition; and the debt, income and assets test thresholds for debt agreements.

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 28/10/09  
Second reading moved 28/10/09  
Second reading debate 30/11/09  
Second reading agreed to 30/11/09  
Third reading agreed to 30/11/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 02/12/09  
Second reading moved 02/12/09  
Second reading debate 24/06/10  
Second reading agreed to 24/06/10  
Committee of the Whole debate 24/06/10 Amendment details: 7 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 24/06/10  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 24/06/10 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 24/06/10  
Assent 14/07/10 Act no.: 106 of 2010
     

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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  • Replacement explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet BM364]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (29/10/2009): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (24/02/2010)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )