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Combating the Financing of People Smuggling and Other Measures Bill 2011


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

Summary

Amends the: Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 to: extend the regulatory regime for remittance dealers and providers of remittance networks; and expand the agencies with which Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) can share financial intelligence; Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 and Privacy Act 1988 to enable reporting entities to use credit reporting data to verify the identity of their customers; and Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988 to enable the Chief Executive Officer of AUSTRAC to exempt a person from provisions of the Act.

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 09/02/11  
Second reading moved 09/02/11  
Referred to Main Committee 01/03/11  
Second reading debate 22/03/11  
Second reading agreed to 22/03/11  
Reported from Main Committee 22/03/11  
Third reading agreed to 22/03/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23/03/11  
Second reading moved 23/03/11  
Second reading debate 16/06/11  
Second reading agreed to 16/06/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 16/06/11 Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 16/06/11  
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 20/06/11  
Consideration of Senate message 22/06/11 Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 22/06/11  
Assent 28/06/11 Act no.: 60 - Year: 2011
     

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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  • Correction to explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Addendum to explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet AE208]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (03/03/2011): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (21/03/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )