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  1. Australia - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Bankruptcy Amendment Regulations 2004 (No. 1) (S. R. No. 256 of 2004). - S.R. No. 256 of 2004

    Adoption: 2004-08-19 | AUS-2004-R-68737

    Made under Bankruptcy Act 1966. Amends Bankruptcy Regulations 1996. Inter alia provides for personal insolvency agreements, performance standards for trustees (including controlling trustees), and some related matters.

  2. Australia - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Bankruptcy Amendment Regulations 2003 (No. 1).

    Adoption: 2003-05-01 | AUS-2003-R-64391

    Made under Bankruptcy Act 1966. Amends Bankruptcy Regulations 1996. Establishes that family assistance and social security payments are not income of a bankrupt under section 139L of the Act. Also deals with contribution assessment under section 139K of the Act, control of trustees other than official or registered trustees, and some related matters.

  3. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Essential Services Commission Act 2001 (No. 62 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-10-23 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | AUS-2001-L-62619

    Establishes Essential Services Commission and provides for economic regulatory framework for regulated industries. Sets out objectives, functions and powers of Commission, including powers in respect of inquiries and special investigations. Primary objective of Commission is to protect long-term interests of consumers with regard to price, quality and reliability of essential services. Also regulates process for consultation between Commission and prescribed agencies, as well as appeal against certain decisions of Commission.

  4. Australia - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Corporations Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 4).

    Adoption: 2001-10-08 | AUS-2001-R-61000

    Made under Corporations Act 2001. Amends Corporations Regulations, 2001. Inter alia deals with takeover procedure, variation of offers, acceptance of offers made under off-market bid, compulsory acquisitions and buy-outs, continuous disclosure, financial services and markets, licensing of financial markets, licensing of clearing and settlement facilities, limits on involvement with licenses, compensation regimes for financial markets, licensing of providers of financial services, financial service disclosure, financial product disclosure, and several related matters.

  5. Australia - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Corporations Law Amendment Rules 2000 (No. 1 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-12-04 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-01 | AUS-2000-R-58106

    Amends Corporation Law Rules 2000 with respect to inquiry into conduct of liquidator, application for examination or investigation under s 411 (9) (b), s 423 or s 536 (3) of the Corporations Law, takeovers, aquisitions of shares and securities, and some related matters.

  6. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Integrated Planning Act (No. 69 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-12-01 | AUS-1997-L-48351

    Requires development planning and projects on the local and state level to review the ecological impact of such development.

  7. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Queensland Competition Authority Act 1997 (No. 25 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-05-22 | Date of partial entry into force: 1997-07-01 | AUS-1997-L-47014

    Establishes the Queensland Competition Authority with the function of developing criteria for declaration of government monopoly business, investigating pricing practices relating to government monopoly business activities, and other related matters.

  8. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Environmental Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1995 (No. 52 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-11-22 | AUS-1995-L-44075

    Inter alia, amends provisions of the Environmental Protection Act 1994 relating to waste management.

  9. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Consumer Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1995 (No. 1 of 1995)

    Adoption: 1995-03-03 | AUS-1995-L-40205

    Amends certain Acts administered by the Deputy Premier, Minister for Emergency Services and Minister for Rural Communities and Consumer Affairs of Queensland.

  10. Australia - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Regulations (Amendment). S.R.1990, No. 199.

    Adoption: 1990-06-26 | Date of entry into force: 1990-07-01 | AUS-1990-R-21429

  11. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Corporations Act 1989. No. 109.

    Adoption: 1989-07-14 | AUS-1989-L-8855

    An Act concerning corporations, securities and the futures industry, and for other purposes. Chapter 2 covers constitution of companies, Chapter 3 - internal administration, Chapter 4 - various corporations, Chapter 5 - external administration, Chapter 6 - acquisition of shares, Chapter 7 - securities, Chapter 8 - the futures industry, and Chapter 9 - miscellaneous matters.

  12. Australia - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Statutory Rules 1988, No. 230.

    Adoption: 1988-12-23 | AUS-1988-R-9082

    Proclamation declaring the occupations of farriery, floristry, and landscape gardening to be trades for the purposes of the Industrial and Commercial Training Act 1985.

  13. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Government Business Enterprises (Miscellaneous Reforms) Act 1988. No. 123.

    Adoption: 1988-12-14 | Date of entry into force: 1989-01-26 | AUS-1988-L-9021

    Makes certain reforms in relation to certain government business enterprises and authorities and amends, inter alia, s.5 of the Remuneration Tribunals Act 1973 in respect to wage determination.

  14. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Partnership (Limited Liability) Act 1988. No. 78.

    Adoption: 1988-11-11 | AUS-1988-L-7313

    This Act provides for the formation and registration of limited partnerships and for related matters. Part II concerns the formation and maintenance of limited partnerships. Part III covers modification of the general law of partnership and Part IV contains provisions concerning dissolution and cessation.

  15. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Research and Development Legislation Amendment Act 1988. No. 59.

    Adoption: 1988-06-15 | AUS-1988-L-6712

    Inter alia, amends the Industry Research and Development Act 1986 (No. 89).

  16. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Rural Finance Act 1988. No. 44.

    Adoption: 1988-05-24 | AUS-1988-L-6607

    Inter alia, creates the Rural Finance Corporation of Victoria, which includes among its objectives promoting the establishment, growth and stability of, and increased opportunities in, rural industries.

  17. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Bankruptcy Amendment Act 1987. No. 119.

    Adoption: 1987-12-16 | AUS-1987-L-6269

    Miscellaneous amendments to the Bankruptcy Act 1966.

  18. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Small Business Development Corporation Act Amendment Act 1986. No. 52.

    Adoption: 1986-09-25 | AUS-1986-L-3451

    Amends the Small Business Development Corporation Act 1980-1983 in minor respects, including by repealing ss. 31 to 31G inclusive.

  19. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Off-shore Facilities Act 1986. No. 32. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1986-08-27 | AUS-1986-L-2898

    An Act to provide for the application and administration of laws at sites where off-shore facilities are or are to be moored and fixed in the adjacent waters of Queensland and for related purposes. S. 4(1): "Every provision, rule and doctrine of the laws of the State applies according to its tenor at the site ... except to the extent that (a) application of the provision ... would be inconsistent with application of a valid law of the Commonwealth that applies at the site; (b) the content of the provision ... is such that [it] cannot sensibly be applied at the site."

  20. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Industry Research and Development Act 1986. No. 89.

    Adoption: 1986-06-25 | AUS-1986-L-2782

    To promote the development, and improve the efficiency and international competitiveness of Australian industry by the provision of financial assistance for research and development activities. Establishes the Industry Research and Development Board and sets forth its functions and structure. Amends ss. 4 and 7, and repeals Part II and s. 39 of the Industrial Research and Development Incentives Act 1976 (No. 85).

  21. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Rural Industry Adjustment and Development Act 1985. No. 68.

    Adoption: 1986-06-06 | AUS-1986-L-2283

    Establishes the Rural Industry Adjustment and Development Fund; amends the Rural Industry Assistance (Special Provisions) Act 1971 and the Rural Industry Assistance Act 1977. Authorises loans to farmers and others.

  22. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Small Business Development Corporation (Amendment) Act 1986. No. 43.

    Adoption: 1986-05-20 | AUS-1986-L-2369

    Amends the Small Business Development Corporation Act 1976 to set forth, inter alia, its objectives and functions (s. 13). They include arranging training for small business.

  23. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Rural Industry Assistance Act 1985. No. 102.

    Adoption: 1985-11-07 | AUS-1985-L-2282

    An Act to provide assistance to persons engaged in rural industry; repeals the Rural Industry Assistance (Special Provisions) Act 1971 and the Rural Industry Assistance Act 1977.

  24. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Consumer Affairs Act and Another Act Amendment Act 1982.

    Adoption: 1982-04-20 | AUS-1982-L-10672

    An Act to amend the Consumer Affairs Act 1970-1974 and the Factories and Shops Act 1960-1975 [LS 1960-Aust.1] each in certain particulars. No. 13. Inter alia, repeals parts IX and X of the Factories and Shops Act 1960-1975.

  25. Australia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Copyright Act 1968.

    Adoption: 1968-06-27 | AUS-1968-L-18385

    An Act relating to copyright, and for other purposes. No. 63. Repeals the Copyright Act 1912, as amended.


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