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Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011

2010-2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steel Transformation Plan Bill 2011

 

No.      , 2011

 

(Innovation, Industry, Science and Research)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to provide for the transformation of the Australian steel manufacturing industry, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Object.................................................................................................. 2

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 3

Part 2—Competitiveness assistance advances                                                       5

5............ Applying for competitiveness assistance advances............................. 5

6............ Approving competitiveness assistance advances................................. 5

7............ Amount of assistance available........................................................... 7

8............ Payments not to be made after 30 June 2012...................................... 7

Part 3—The Steel Transformation Plan                                                                   8

9............ Making the Steel Transformation Plan................................................ 8

10.......... Matters that may be included in the Steel Transformation Plan........... 8

11.......... Variation of Steel Transformation Plan............................................... 9

12.......... Circumstances in which STP payments payable................................. 9

13.......... Amount of assistance available......................................................... 10

14.......... Payments not to be made after 31 December 2016............................ 10

Part 4—Monitoring                                                                                                              11

Division 1—Access to premises                                                                              11

15.......... Allowing access to premises............................................................. 11

16.......... Operation of electronic equipment by authorised officers................. 12

17.......... Compensation for damage to electronic equipment........................... 12

18.......... Appointment of authorised officers................................................... 13

19.......... Identity cards..................................................................................... 14

Division 2—Information gathering powers                                                     15

20.......... Secretary may obtain information and documents............................. 15

21.......... Copying documents—compensation................................................. 16

22.......... Secretary may inspect and copy original documents......................... 16

23.......... Secretary may retain original documents........................................... 16

24.......... Secretary may inspect and retain copies of documents...................... 17

25.......... Self-incrimination.............................................................................. 17

Part 5—Miscellaneous                                                                                                        18

26.......... Annual report.................................................................................... 18

27.......... Delegation......................................................................................... 18

28.......... Appropriation.................................................................................... 18

29.......... Recovery of amounts by Commonwealth......................................... 19

30.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 19

 



A Bill for an Act to provide for the transformation of the Australian steel manufacturing industry, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: