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Tax Laws Amendment (Confidentiality of Taxpayer Information) Bill 2010


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

The bill: amends the Taxation Administration Act 1953 to establish a framework to protect the confidentiality of taxpayer information by placing a general prohibition on the disclosure of taxpayer information except in certain specified circumstances; makes consequential amendments to 38 other Acts; contains a regulation making power; and repeals the A New Tax System (Bonuses for Older Australians) Act 1999.

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 29/09/10  
Second reading moved 29/09/10  
Second reading debate 18/10/10  
Second reading debate 22/11/10  
Second reading agreed to 22/11/10  
Third reading agreed to 22/11/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23/11/10  
Second reading moved 23/11/10  
Second reading debate 26/11/10  
Second reading agreed to 26/11/10  
Committee of the Whole debate 26/11/10 Amendment details: 9 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 26/11/10  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 29/11/10 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 29/11/10  
Assent 16/12/10 Act no.: 145 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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
SMITH, Tony, MP

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Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 6177]
CORMANN, Sen Mathias

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes