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Corporations Amendment (Sons of Gwalia) Bill 2010


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the Corporations Act 2001 to reverse the effect of the High Court decision in Sons of Gwalia Ltd v Margaretic (2007) 232 ALR 232, relating to the rights of persons bringing claims for damages in relation to shareholdings.

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 24/11/10  
Second reading agreed to 24/11/10  
Consideration in detail debate 24/11/10 Amendment details: 6 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 24/11/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 26/11/10  
Second reading moved 26/11/10  
Second reading debate 26/11/10  
Second reading agreed to 26/11/10  
Committee of the Whole debate 26/11/10  
Third reading agreed to 26/11/10  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 26/11/10  
Assent 17/12/10 Act no.: 150 of 2010
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet BX261]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (30/09/2010): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (18/11/2010)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )