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Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Bill 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Introduced with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (Consequential and Transitional) Bill 2012, the bill: establishes the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC); charges the ACNC with registering not-for-profit entities (initially charities) and maintaining a register; provides for the powers of the ACNC Commissioner in relation to the regulation of registered entities; and sets out the obligations and responsibilities of registered entities.

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 23/08/12  
Second reading moved 23/08/12  
Second reading debate 11/09/12  
Second reading debate 17/09/12  
Second reading debate 18/09/12  
Second reading agreed to 18/09/12  
Consideration in detail debate 18/09/12 Amendment details: 9 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 18/09/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20/09/12  
Second reading moved 20/09/12  
Second reading debate 29/10/12  
Second reading debate 30/10/12  
Second reading debate 31/10/12  
Second reading agreed to 31/10/12  
Committee of the Whole debate 31/10/12 Amendment details: 23 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 31/10/12  
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 31/10/12  
Consideration of Senate message 01/11/12 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 01/11/12  
Assent 03/12/12 Act no.: 168 - 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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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet AP217]

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Senate
  • Government [sheet AP218]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (23/08/2012): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (12/09/2012)
  • Referred to Committee (23/08/2012): Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services; Committee report (10/09/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )