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Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Measures No. 5) Bill 2017


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Introduced with the ASIC Supervisory Cost Recovery Levy Amendment Bill 2017, the bill amends the: Corporations Act 2001 to: establish a new licensing regime requiring administrators of designated significant financial benchmarks to obtain a benchmark administrator licence from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC); enable ASIC to make rules imposing a regulatory framework for licensed benchmark administrators and related matters; and create offences and penalties for manipulation of financial benchmarks; Productivity Commission Act 1998 to provide for the appointment of an additional commissioner to oversee the work of the Productivity Commission in relation to the evaluation of policies and programs that have an impact on Indigenous persons; and Corporations Act 2001 and Treasury Laws Amendment (2016 Measures No. 1) Act 2017 to make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 07/09/17  
Second reading moved 07/09/17  
Second reading debate 27/02/18  
Second reading debate 28/02/18  
Second reading agreed to 28/02/18  
Third reading agreed to 28/02/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/03/18  
Second reading moved 19/03/18  
Second reading debate 28/03/18  
Second reading agreed to 28/03/18  
Committee of the Whole debate 28/03/18 Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 28/03/18  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 28/03/18 Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
     
Finally passed both Houses 28/03/18  
Assent 11/04/18 Act no: 27 - Year: 2018
     

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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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet KA126]

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  • Opposition [sheet 8382]
DODSON, Sen Pat

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  • Pauline Hanson's One Nation [sheet 8383]
GEORGIOU, Sen Peter
HANSON, Sen Pauline
BURSTON, Sen Brian

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate

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Notes