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Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 3) 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Finance and Deregulation

Summary

Responds to the High Court’s decision in Williams v Commonwealth [2012] HCA 23 by amending the: Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 (FMA Act) to empower the Commonwealth, where authority does not otherwise exist, to make, vary or administer arrangements under which public money is or may become payable, or to make grants of financial assistance, including payments or grants for the purposes of particular programs, where those arrangements or grants are specified in regulations; Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 to clarify that decisions made under these provisions of the FMA Act are not subject to judicial review; and Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997 to specify, for the purposes of these provisions of the FMA Act, arrangements, grants and programs.

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 26/06/12  
Second reading moved 26/06/12  
Second reading debate 26/06/12  
Second reading agreed to 26/06/12  
Third reading agreed to 26/06/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27/06/12  
Second reading moved 27/06/12  
Second reading debate 27/06/12  
Second reading agreed to 27/06/12  
Committee of the Whole debate 27/06/12  
Third reading agreed to 27/06/12  
     
Assent 28/06/12 Act no.: 77 - Year: 2012
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
KEENAN, Michael, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7251]
MILNE, Sen Christine

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  • Opposition [sheet 7252]
BRANDIS, Sen George

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes