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Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land Amendment (Water) Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the: Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land Act 2015 to establish a Register of Foreign Ownership of Water Entitlements to be administered by the Commissioner of Taxation; and amend the short title of the Act to the Register of Foreign Ownership of Water or Agricultural Land Act 2015; Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 to facilitate the administration of the rules in relation to foreign investment in residential real estate; and Taxation Administration Act 1953 to enable the disclosure of certain information.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12/10/16  
Second reading moved 12/10/16  
Second reading debate 07/11/16  
Second reading agreed to 07/11/16  
Third reading agreed to 07/11/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 08/11/16  
Second reading moved 08/11/16  
Second reading debate 01/12/16  
Committee of the Whole debate 01/12/16 Amendment details: 1 Liberal Democratic Party agreed to
Third reading agreed to 01/12/16  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 01/12/16 Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
     
Finally passed both Houses 01/12/16  
Assent 07/12/16 Act no: 96 - Year: 2016
     

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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Liberal Democratic Party [sheet 7968 revised]
LEYONHJELM, Sen David

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate

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Notes