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  • Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment (Export Control and Quarantine) Bill 2006

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    15 Jun 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Export Control Act 1982
    to: insert a definition for “fish”; extend the definitions of “preparation” and “premises”; create four new offences in relation to the preparation of goods for export; extend the services for which fees may be charged to services provided by the Secretary or the Secretary’s delegate; and clarify the use of certain terms; and
    Quarantine Act 1908
    to provide a legal basis for the recovery of fees for quarantine services provided by the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service to other Commonwealth bodies. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment (Foreign Fishing Offences) Bill 2006

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    Date
    25 May 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    and
    Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984
    to provide for custodial penalties for foreign fishing offences in those parts of Australia’s territorial sea that are within the Australian Fishing Zone or within any area of Australian jurisdiction. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Plant Health Australia (Plant Industries) Funding Amendment Bill 2006

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    Date
    25 May 2006 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Plant Health Australia (Plant Industries) Funding Act 2002
    to: enable monies equal to the amounts received through emergency plant pest response levies and charges imposed on plant products to be appropriated out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund and paid to Plant Health Australia (PHA); and authorise PHA to administer these amounts on behalf of plant industry members. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Residue Survey (Customs) Levy Amendment Bill 2005

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    Date
    23 Jun 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Residue Survey (Customs) Levy Act 1998
    to increase the operative levy rate to 0.075 of a cent per kilogram and increase the maximum levy rate to 0.10 of a cent per kilogram, for apples and pears exported from Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Residue Survey (Excise) Levy Amendment Bill 2005

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    Date
    23 Jun 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    National Residue Survey (Excise) Levy Act 1998
    to: increase the operative levy rate to 0.075 of a cent per kilogram for fresh apples and pears produced in Australia; and increase the maximum levy rate to 0.10 of a cent per kilogram for fresh, juicing or processing apples and pears produced in Australia. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Farm Household Support Amendment (Exceptional Circumstances Relief Payment) Bill 2005

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    Date
    16 Jun 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    to implement changes to: the income test for the Exception Circumstances Relief Payment; and the process by which farmers obtain Exceptional Circumstances Certificates. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment (International Obligations and Other Matters) Bill 2005

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    Date
    17 Mar 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fisheries Administration Act 1991
    and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    to: give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean; increase the exchange of information with foreign governments and international intergovernmental organisations in relation to suspected illegal fishers; provide for improved management of Australia’s fish stocks; and correct a drafting error. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    and
    Migration Act 1958
    contingent on commencement of the proposed
    Border Protection Legislation Amendment (Deterrence of Illegal Foreign Fishing) Act 2005

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment (Rice) Bill 2005

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    10 Mar 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999
    to: increase the maximum allowable rice research and development levy rate from $2 to $3 per tonne; and allow the rates to be set and leviable rice varieties to be declared in regulations. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Levy and Fees) Bill 2005

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Feb 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
    ,
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992
    and
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products (Collection of Levy) Act 1994
    to implement new cost recovery arrangements for the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority; and
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Name Change) Act 2004
    (the Name Change Act) and
    Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Act 2005
    in relation to the commencement of the Name Change Act. Also repeals 4 spent Acts in relation to the former interim levy. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2005

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 Feb 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    to: strengthen the qualification provisions for entry to the Farm Help programme; and enable reviews of re-establishment grant recipients to be conducted to confirm that recipients meet their undertakings not to re-enter farming within 5 years and to notify a change of address. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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