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Corporations Amendment (Simple Corporate Bonds and Other Measures) Bill 2013


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the Corporations Act 2001 to: require body corporates to issue a two-part simple corporate bonds prospectus when certain bond issuances occur; enable simple corporate bonds to be traded using simple retail corporate bonds depository interests; provide that directors have liability for any misinformation in a disclosure document in certain circumstances; and provide that the use of the terms ‘financial planner’ and ‘financial adviser’ are restricted to those with licences to provide advice on designated financial products.

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 20/03/13  
Second reading moved 20/03/13  
Second reading debate 28/05/13  
Second reading agreed to 28/05/13  
Third reading agreed to 28/05/13  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17/06/13  
Second reading moved 17/06/13  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 13/11/13  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Replacement explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (21/03/2013): Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services; Committee report (15/05/2013)
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