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Banking Amendment (Keeping Banks Accountable) Bill 2009


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
FIELDING, Sen Steve

Summary

Amends the Banking Act 1959 to enable the Treasurer to determine that the Financial Claims Scheme no longer apply to a bank which either withholds an interest rate cut or increases its variable standard rate in response to an official interest rate reduction.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/06/09  
Second reading moved 25/06/09  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 28/09/10  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (12/08/2009): Senate Economics Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (24/11/2009)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees