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Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Fees Imposition Amendment (Vacancy Fees) Bill 2017


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Introduced with the Treasury Laws Amendment (Housing Tax Integrity) Bill 2017, the bill amends the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Fees Imposition Act 2015 to impose vacancy fees on foreign acquisitions of residential land.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 07/09/17  
Second reading moved 07/09/17  
Second reading debate 18/10/17  
Second reading agreed to 18/10/17  
Third reading agreed to 18/10/17  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/10/17  
Second reading moved 19/10/17  
Second reading debate 13/11/17  
Second reading debate 14/11/17  
Second reading debate 15/11/17  
Second reading agreed to 15/11/17  
Third reading agreed to 15/11/17  
     
Finally passed both Houses 15/11/17  
Assent 30/11/17 Act no: 127 - Year: 2017
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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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

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