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Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Amendment Bill 2021


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Indigenous Australians

Summary

Amends the: Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 in relation to: review of the operation of the Act every 7 years; powers and functions of the Registrar of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporations; membership information, including applications, member contact details and electronic communication; subsidiaries and joint ventures; size classification criteria for corporations; meeting and reporting requirements; constitutions for, and officers of, corporations; related party transactions; power to exempt corporations from employee-director requirement; the appointment of independent directors; publication requirements; storage of information requirements; alignment of the Act with the Corporations Act; finalising processes; dealing with unclaimed property; external administration and deregistration; minor technical amendments; and review of financial reports; and Native Title Act 1993 to make minor technical amendments in relation to the Native Title Register.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25/08/21  
Second reading moved 25/08/21  
Second reading debate 01/09/21  
Second reading debate 02/09/21  
Second reading agreed to 02/09/21  
Third reading agreed to 02/09/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 02/09/21  
Second reading moved 02/09/21  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 1453]
THORPE, Sen Lidia

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  • Government [sheet ZD122]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes