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Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the: Corporations Act 2001 to consolidate and broaden the existing protections and remedies for corporate and financial sector whistleblowers; Taxation Administration Act 1953 to create a whistleblower protection regime for disclosures of information by individuals regarding breaches of the tax laws or misconduct relating to an entity’s tax affairs; and Banking Act 1959, Insurance Act 1973, Life Insurance Act 1995 and Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 to make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07/12/17  
Second reading moved 07/12/17  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes