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A Bill for an Act to authorise the making of a loan to the Australian Capital Territory for the purposes of undertaking an asbestos remediation program, and for purposes related to that program
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Registered 28 Nov 2014
Introduced HR 27 Nov 2014
Table of contents.

2013‑2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

ACT Government Loan Bill 2014

 

No.      , 2014

 

(Finance)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to authorise the making of a loan to the Australian Capital Territory for the purposes of undertaking an asbestos remediation program, and for purposes related to that program

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ ACT Government loan........................................................................ 2

4............ Appropriation of Consolidated Revenue Fund.................................... 2

 


A Bill for an Act to authorise the making of a loan to the Australian Capital Territory for the purposes of undertaking an asbestos remediation program, and for purposes related to that program

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the ACT Government Loan Act 2014.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

3  ACT Government loan

             (1)  The Commonwealth may make a loan of money to the Australian Capital Territory for:

                     (a)  the purpose of undertaking an asbestos remediation program; and

                     (b)  purposes related to that program.

             (2)  The terms and conditions on which the loan is to be made are to be set out in a written agreement between the Commonwealth and the Australian Capital Territory.

             (3)  The loan is to be for a total amount that:

                     (a)  is to be determined by or under the agreement; and

                     (b)  does not exceed $1 billion.

             (4)  The loan is to be made by way of one or more payments, the amounts and timing of which are to be determined by or under the agreement.

             (5)  The Minister administering the Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1988 may enter into the agreement on behalf of the Commonwealth.

4  Appropriation of Consolidated Revenue Fund

                   The Consolidated Revenue Fund is appropriated to the extent of $750 million for the purposes of making a payment or payments determined by or under the agreement mentioned in section 3.

Note:          Any further payments determined by or under the agreement may be made if money is available for the purpose in accordance with an appropriation made by the Parliament (other than under this Act).