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Taxation Laws Amendment (Baby Bonus) Bill 2002


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to introduce the first child tax refund (baby bonus) which provides for a refundable tax offset, of a minimum of $500 and up to $2 500 per annum, for a maximum period of 5 years, for parents following the birth, adoption or legal guardianship of a child on or after 1 July 2001.

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 14/03/02  
Second reading moved 14/03/02  
Second reading agreed to 19/03/02  
Third reading agreed to 19/03/02  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20/03/02  
Second reading moved 20/03/02  
Second reading amendment agreed to 21/03/02 Details: 1 Opposition and 1 Australian Democrats
Second reading agreed to 21/03/02  
Committee of the Whole debate 21/03/02 Amendment details: 1 Australian Democrats agreed to
Third reading agreed to 21/03/02  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 21/03/02 Details: House disagreed to Senate amendment
     
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message 15/05/02 Details: Senate did not insist on its amendment
     
Assent 30/05/02 Act no.: 32 - Year: 2002
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory Memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

  • (HoR) House Schedule 1

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  • Senate Amendments

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



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