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Bills To Introduce National Self-Exclusion from Gambling Register Pass CTH Parliament

Tuesday 10 December 2019 @ 9.45 a.m. | Corporate & Regulatory | Trade & Commerce

On 27 November 2019, the Interactive Gambling Amendment (National Self-exclusion Register) Bill 2019 (Cth) (“the Interactive Gambling Bill”) and the National Self-exclusion Register (Cost Recovery Levy) Bill 2019 (Cth) (“the Cost Recovery Levy Bill”) were introduced into the Commonwealth House of Representatives by the Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts Paul Fletcher.

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Tasmania Introduces Bill to Increase Property Surcharges for Foreign Investors

Tuesday 3 December 2019 @ 11.37 a.m. | Corporate & Regulatory | Legal Research | Taxation

On 12 November 2019, the Duties Amendment Bill 2019 (Tas) (the “Bill”) was introduced to Tasmania’s House of Assembly (the “Assembly”) by the Hon Peter Gutwein. The Bill passed the Assembly on 26 November 2019 and was immediately introduced to the Legislative Council (the “Council”) on the same day. The Bill, which proposes amendments to the Duties Act 2001 (the “Act”), is currently before the Council and.

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CTH Bill To Prohibit Energy Market Misconduct Passed and Awaiting Assent

Monday 2 December 2019 @ 11.06 a.m. | Corporate & Regulatory | Legal Research | Trade & Commerce

On 18 September 2019, the Treasury Laws Amendment (Prohibiting Energy Market Misconduct) Bill 2019 (Cth) (“the Bill”) was introduced to the House of Representatives by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. The Bill passed both houses of parliament on 25 November 2019 and is currently awaiting assent.

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SA Legal Practitioners: Foreign Lawyers and Trustee Companies Amendments

The Legal Practitioners (Foreign Lawyers) Amendment Bill 2019 (SA) (the Bill) was introduced into the South Australian Assembly on 14 November 2019 by the Attorney-General, VA Chapman. The Bill proposes to amend the Legal Practitioners Act 1981 (the LPA) by inserting provisions regulating the practice of foreign law by foreign lawyers in SA and providing for their local registration and regulation. It also makes changes relating to trustee companies coming within the definition of “incorporated legal practice” used in the LPA.

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Tasmania Introduces Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2019

Thursday 21 November 2019 @ 11.26 a.m. | Corporate & Regulatory | Legal Research

On 14 November 2019 the Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2019 (Tas) (“the Bill”) was introduced into Tasmania’s House of Assembly (“Assembly”) by Minister for Primary Industries and Water, the Hon Guy Barnett.

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