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Corporations Amendment (No. 1) Bill 2010


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the: Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 to permit the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to apply for a search warrant without issuing a notice to produce the material sought; Corporations Act 2001 to: require persons to state the purpose for which they require a copy of a register of members of a company or registered scheme; provide that a register maintained on a computer should be inspected on a computer; enable the regulations to prescribe the formats in which a copy of a register should be provided; provide that an unsolicited offer made to purchase financial products off-market must remain open for at least one month from the date of offer; and increase the maximum penalties for insider trading and market manipulation offences; and Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 to enable an interception agency to apply for telecommunications interception warrants when investigating insider trading and market manipulation offences.

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  
Referred to Main Committee 20/10/10  
Second reading debate 25/10/10  
Reported from Main Committee 26/10/10  
Second reading agreed to 26/10/10  
Third reading agreed to 26/10/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27/10/10  
Second reading moved 27/10/10  
Second reading debate 18/11/10  
Second reading agreed to 18/11/10  
Third reading agreed to 18/11/10  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 18/11/10  
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 22/11/10  
     
Assent 24/11/10 Act no.: 131 - Year: 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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (30/09/2010): Senate Economics Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (16/11/2010)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )