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Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill 2008


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Finance and Deregulation

Summary

Amends the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 to further simplify the internal government financial management framework and makes consequential amendments to the Albury-Wodonga Development Act 1973, Public Service Act 1999, Reserve Bank Act 1959 and Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme Act 2008. Also effects a transfer of funding for the Water Smart Australia program from the National Water Commission to the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts.

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 26/06/08  
Second reading moved 26/06/08  
Second reading debate 27/08/08  
Second reading agreed to 27/08/08  
Third reading agreed to 27/08/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27/08/08  
Second reading moved 27/08/08  
Second reading debate 04/09/08  
Second reading agreed to 04/09/08  
Third reading agreed to 04/09/08  
     
Assent 20/09/08 Act no.: 90 - 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)