The Summary of Bills is a synopsis of all bills introduced in the Assembly.
Summary of Bills of previous Assemblies can be found here
* Denotes bills which the Scrutiny Committee had no comment on.
Commercial Arbitration Bill 2016—Mr Ramsay (Attorney-General)—15 December 2016
This bill will repeal the Commercial Arbitration Act 1986 and replace it with legislation that provides for fair and final resolution of commercial disputes by impartial tribunals without unnecessary delay or expense.
Co-operatives National Law (ACT) Bill 2017—Mr Rattenbury (Minister for Justice, Consumer Affairs and Road Safety)—16 February 2017
This bill will repeal the Cooperatives Act 2002 and replace it with a uniform national law in relation to co‑operatives. The new legislation includes mutual recognition provisions, clarifies governance provisions and reduces reporting provision for smaller co-operatives.
Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2016—Mr Ramsay (Attorney-General)—15 December 2016
This bill will amend a number of Territory laws to improve ACT Policing’s ability to manage the Child Sex Offenders register. The amendments will also address a number of technical issues with robbery and burglary prosecutions and clarify rules for licensed firearms dealers.
Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2017—Mr Rattenbury (Minister for Corrections)—14 February 2017 This bill will amend the Crimes (Sentence Administration) Act 2005 and the Crimes (Sentencing) Act 2005 to retrospectively delegate certain Director-General functions to ACT Corrective Services officers who have responsibility for the supervision of an offender on an Intensive Correction Order.
Family and Personal Violence Legislation Amendment Bill 2017—Mr Ramsay (Attorney-General)—16 February 2017
This bill will amend the Evidence (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1991, the Family Violence Act 2016 and the Personal Violence Act 2016 to address a number of procedural issues contained in those Acts and to reduce red tape to facilitate streamlined family violence and personal protection order schemes.
Justice and Community Safety Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 (No 3)—Mr Ramsay (Attorney-General)—15 December 2016
This bill will amend a number of Territory laws within the Justice and Community Safety portfolio to improve the operation of each amended law.
Planning, Building and Environment Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 (No 2)—Mr Gentleman (Minister for Planning and Land Management)—15 December 2016
This bill will make a number of minor policy amendments to the Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act 2010, the Planning and Development Regulation 2008 and the Utilities (Technical Regulation) Act 2014. The bill will also make technical and editorial amendments to Territory legislation relating to planning, building and the environment.
Revenue Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 (No 2)—Mr Barr (Treasurer)—15 December 2016
This bill will amend Territory laws relating to taxation to implement reforms to the Territory’s revenue collection system.
Statute Law Amendment Bill 2016—Mr Ramsay (Attorney-General)—15 December 2016
This bill will make minor and technical amendments to a number of laws to enhance the Territory’s statute book.
Transport Canberra and City Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2016—Ms Fitzharris (Minister for Transport and City Services)—15 December 2016
This bill will make a number of minor and technical amendments to laws administered by the Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate including the Domestic Animals Act 2000, the Domestic Animals Regulation 2001 and the Public Unleased Land Act 2013.