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Commonwealth Government Securities Legislation Amendment (Retail Trading) Bill 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the: Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Act 1911 to facilitate trading of beneficial interests in Commonwealth Government Securities (CGS) on financial markets in Australia that are accessible to retail investors; and Corporations Act 2001 to: require financial advisers to provide a prescribed information statement to retail clients when they give them personal advice about investing in CGS; and make technical amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/06/12  
Second reading moved 27/06/12  
Second reading debate 11/09/12  
Second reading agreed to 11/09/12  
Consideration in detail debate 11/09/12 Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 11/09/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/09/12  
Second reading moved 13/09/12  
Second reading debate 01/11/12  
Second reading agreed to 01/11/12  
Third reading agreed to 01/11/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 01/11/12  
Assent 17/11/12 Act no.: 155 - Year: 2012
     

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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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [BV276]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes