Commonwealth Parliament has finished sitting for the year and will not resume until 2 February 2021.
In its last week, it dealt with some significant bills including:
- Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 passed by both houses. More;
- Corporations Amendment (Corporate Insolvency Reforms) Bill 2020 passed by both houses. More;
- Financial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response) Bill 2020 passed by both houses, with an amendment. More;
- Financial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response No. 2) Bill 2020 introduced into the House of Representatives. More;
- National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Supporting Economic Recovery) Bill 2020 introduced into the House of Representatives. More;
- Currency (Restrictions on the Use of Cash) Bill 2019 is not proceeding. More;
- Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2020 introduced into the House of Representatives;
- Data Availability and Transparency Bill 2020 introduced into the House of Representatives.
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Author: David Jacobson
Principal, Bright Corporate Law
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