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  • Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
    in relation to: notification of minor product variations of registered agvet products; limiting and clarifying the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority’s label assessment role; removing the requirement to notify the authorisation of an approved person; trade issues when considering label approvals; and the disclosure of confidential commercial information. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

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    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    to: enable the Australian Fisheries Management Authority to undertake certain administrative and licensing functions by an eLicensing system (GOFish); and provide that fisheries officers engaged in investigating suspected illegal fishing can be issued with, and carry, prescribed defensive equipment in the course of their duties; and
    Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984
    to clarify which individuals who receive fish directly from Torres Strait commercial fishers require a fish receiver licence. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980
    and
    Trade Marks Act 1995
    to bring the Australia-European Community Agreement on Trade in Wine into force; and
    Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980
    in relation to: the Label Integrity Program; compliance; and penalty units. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Rural Adjustment Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Rural Adjustment Act 1992
    to allow for the re-appointment of National Rural Advisory Council members for two subsequent terms after their initial term. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Dairy Adjustment Levy Termination Bill 2008

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    Date
    24 Sep 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Dairy Produce Act 1986
    to finalise the Dairy Industry Adjustment Program by terminating the dairy adjustment levy, winding-up the Dairy Structural Adjustment Fund and terminating the Dairy Adjustment Authority. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    ,
    Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to remove references to the Dairy Industry Adjustment Program; repeals the
    Dairy Adjustment Levy (Customs) Act 2000
    ,
    Dairy Adjustment Levy (Excise) Act 2000
    and
    Dairy Adjustment Levy (General) Act 2000
    which set the dairy adjustment levy rate; and includes a regulation-making power to make transitional arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Farm Household Support Amendment (Additional Drought Assistance Measures) Bill 2008

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    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    and
    Social Security Act 1991
    to: increase the maximum allowable income exemption for the Exceptional Circumstances Relief Payment (ECRP); and extend the ECRP to more agriculture-dependent small business operators; and
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    to enable ECRP recipients to continue to receive payments while temporarily absent from Australia for specific family or humanitarian reasons. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Wheat Export Marketing (Repeal and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Consequential on the Wheat Export Marketing Bill 2008, the bill: repeals the
    Wheat Marketing Act 1989
    ; makes consequential amendments to four Acts and two regulations; and makes transitional amendments. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Wheat Export Marketing Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 May 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Establishes Wheat Exports Australia as a statutory entity to regulate the export of bulk wheat through a Wheat Export Accreditation Scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment (New Governance Arrangements for the Australian Fisheries Management Authority and Other Matters) Bill 2008

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Mar 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Following government endorsement of the recommendations of the Review of the Corporate Governance of Statutory Authorities and Office Holders (the Uhrig Review), the bill amends the:
    Fisheries Administration Act 1991
    ,
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    and
    Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984
    to implement changes to the governance arrangements of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority;
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    and
    Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984
    to require foreign fishing vessels to stow fishing equipment whilst transiting through the Australian Fishing Zone (AFZ); and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    and
    Migration Act 1958
    to enable enforcement action to be taken against foreign vessels breaching international fishery management measures and boats supporting illegal fishing in the AFZ. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Quarantine Amendment (Commission of Inquiry) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 Sep 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Quarantine Act 1908
    to allow the minister to appoint a Commissioner to conduct a Commission of inquiry into the outbreak of equine influenza in Australia, and provides that relevant powers and protections in the
    Royal Commission Act 1902
    apply to the inquiry. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Archives Act 1983
    ,
    Freedom of Information Act 1982
    and
    Privacy Act 1988

    Bill

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