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First Home Saver Accounts Bill 2008


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Part of a package of three bills, the bill: establishes and governs the operation of First Home Saver Accounts; provides for the payment of Government contributions of 17 per cent on the first $5,000 of personal contributions made into an account each year; and provides for the prudential regulation of account providers.

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 28/05/08  
Second reading moved 28/05/08  
Second reading debate 29/05/08  
Second reading agreed to 02/06/08  
Third reading agreed to 02/06/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/06/08  
Second reading moved 16/06/08  
Second reading debate 17/06/08  
Second reading debate 18/06/08  
Third reading agreed to 18/06/08  
     
Assent 25/06/08 Act no.: 44 - Year: 2008
     

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