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Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Amendment Bill 2003


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends: the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998 to: replace the current part-time board with a full-time executive group; refine the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s (APRA) statement of purpose and objectives; clarify the range of matters for which APRA has a role in advising the Minister and its independence from Ministerial direction; provide for a disclosure and conflict of interest framework for APRA members; and clarify provisions relating to APRA’s release of protected information and protected documents to other agencies; and 8 Acts to make consequential amendments. Also contains transitional provisions.

Progress of bill

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

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 05/06/03  
Second reading moved 05/06/03  
Second reading agreed to 18/06/03  
Third reading agreed to 18/06/03  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/06/03  
Second reading moved 18/06/03  
Second reading agreed to 19/06/03  
Third reading agreed to 19/06/03  
     
Assent 24/06/03 Act no.: 42 - Year: 2003
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory Memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Democrats [sheet 2968]
MURRAY, Andrew

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)