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  • Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Wine Australia Corporation Act 1980
    to: reduce the record keeping requirements of persons, or their agents, who supply or receive wine goods that are packaged for sale to a consumer; and provide that a vintage year occurs between 1 September and 31 August;
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    to: make compliance with a direction to close a fishery a condition on all types of statutory fishing concessions; and make technical amendments;
    Fisheries Administration Act 1991
    to enable co-management arrangements to be implemented;
    Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Act 1991
    to enable the secretary to remit all or part of a penalty imposed for the late payment of a levy or charge; and
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    to remove specific references to departments and secretaries. Also: makes technical amendments to the
    Export Control Act 1982
    ,
    Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act 1989
    and
    Quarantine Act 1908
    ; and repeals the
    States Grants (War Service Land Settlement) Act 1952

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Wheat Export Marketing Amendment Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Implements the recommendations of the Productivity Commission’s report into wheat export marketing arrangements by amending the
    Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008
    to transition the wheat export industry to full deregulation by: abolishing the Wheat Export Accreditation Scheme and the wheat export charge on 10 December 2012; winding up Wheat Export Australia on 31 December 2012; and removing the access test requirements for grain port terminal operators on 30 September 2014. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Criminal Code Act 1995
    and repeals the
    Wheat Export Marketing Act 2008
    on 1 October 2014. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill 2012

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    23 Nov 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    The bill: prohibits the importation and sale of all timber products containing illegally logged timber; prohibits the processing of illegally harvested domestically grown raw logs; requires importers of regulated timber products and processors of raw logs to comply with due diligence requirements; requires the accurate description of legally logged timber products for sale in Australia; establishes enforcement powers and offences, and imposes penalties; and provides for a review of the first five years of the operation of the Act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Residue Survey (Excise) Levy Amendment (Deer) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Aug 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Residue Survey (Excise) Levy Act 1998
    to increase the cap on the National Residue Survey component of the deer slaughter levy from 4 cents to 10.5 cents per kilogram. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Horse Disease Response Levy (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to establish a horse disease response levy, the bill amends the
    Australian Animal Health Council (Live-stock Industries) Funding Act 1996
    to: enable horse disease response levies to be appropriated to the Australian Animal Health Council; and provide that any excess levies are to be used for research and development activities or the promotion or maintenance of horse health. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Horse Disease Response Levy Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to establish a horse disease response levy, the bill imposes a levy on manufactured horse feed and worm treatments for horses, to enable the horse industry to repay amounts paid by the Commonwealth on behalf of the horse industry in response to an emergency animal disease outbreak affecting horses. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Horse Disease Response Levy Collection Bill 2011

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Jul 2011 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills to establish a horse disease response levy, the bill: enables the collection and administration of a horse disease response levy on manufactured horse feed and worm treatments for horses; imposes penalties for unpaid levies and the remission of any penalties for late payments; enables the collection of information and documents as specified by the Commonwealth; provides for entry, search and seizure powers; requires the minister to review the levy mechanism every five years unless the levies are active at the time the review is due. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fisheries Administration Act 1991
    ,
    Fishing Levy Act 1991
    and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    in relation to the Australian Fisheries Management Authority by: making co-management arrangements with stakeholders in Commonwealth fisheries; administering the regulatory regime; restructuring management advisory committees; and charging agencies for certain services. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Sep 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999
    to increase the cap on the research and development component of the laying chickens levy from 10 cents to 30 cents per laying chicken. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Farm Household Support Amendment (Ancillary Benefits) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    to facilitate a pilot of drought policy measures to assist farmers to be trialled in Western Australia for 2010-11. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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