Financial Relations Agreement (Consequential Provisions) Bill 1999

Bill No.46

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to put in place a number of measures to reform Commonwealth-State financial relations, as agreed by the Commonwealth and all States and Territories in June 1999. The Intergovernmental Agreement on the Reform of Commonwealth-State Financial Relations is based on the introduction of a GST by the Commonwealth government, which will replace the Commonwealth's existing wholesale sales tax and some State taxes.

StatusAssented to 12/13/1999
This Act came into operation on Royal Assent - Royal Assent given 13 Dec 1999 as Act No. 53 of 1999

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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 09/23/1999  
First Reading 09/23/1999  
Second Reading 09/23/1999 1, 2 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 10/14/1999  
Consideration in Detail 10/14/1999  
Third Reading 10/19/1999  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 10/20/1999  
Second Reading 10/20/1999  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/25/1999 3 
Committee of the whole 11/25/1999  
Third Reading 11/25/1999  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Referred to Standing Committee on Constitutional Affairs  10/20/1999  

1. Explanatory memorandum provided.
2. Cognate debate with the State Entities (Payments) Bill 1999.
3. Cognate debate with the State Entities (Payments) Bill 1999.