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  • Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997
    ,
    Primary Industries (Customs) Charges Act 1999
    and
    Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999
    to allow (in addition to the current arrangements) for more than one industry organisation representing live-stock exporters to be determined as a marketing body and as a research body for the purpose of receiving revenue derived from compulsory levies and charges. Also makes technical corrections to the
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2003
    and
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2004

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries (Validation of Plans of Management) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Validates certain plans of management determined, amended and/or revoked under the
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    . Also validates things done under or for the purposes of those plans. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment (Export Control) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997
    and
    Export Control Act 1982
    to increase regulation of the live animal export trade, by providing for: formulation of an Australian Code for the Export of Live-stock; increased integration of export licence and permit systems; legislatively based accreditation of veterinarians for purposes of approved export programs; and new offences in relation to the veterinarians’ accreditation scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    27 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    to extend the farm income support scheme to 30 June 2008; and make procedural and administrative changes to the scheme, including an increased emphasis on using strategic information, analysis and professional advice to support decision-making. Also contains application and saving provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Name Change) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends: 5 Acts to reflect the name change of the National Registration Authority for Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals to the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA); and the
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
    to protect the APVMA’s name and logo from inappropriate use. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Feb 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Amendment (Rotterdam Convention) Bill 2004, the bill amends the
    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992
    in relation to: the management of pesticides under consideration by the international community because of particular human health or environmental concerns; regulation-making powers including to enable the collection of prescribed information about prescribed chemicals; and offence and penalty provisions for failure to comply with national control mechanisms. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment (Compliance and Deterrence Measures and Other Matters) Bill 2003 [2004]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Fisheries Administration Act 1991
    and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    in relation to: deterrence and compliance regimes to deter foreign fishers from illegally fishing in Australian waters; the Australian Fisheries Management Authority’s management of Commonwealth fisheries resources; and ecologically sustainable management of Commonwealth fisheries. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Dairy Produce Amendment Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Dec 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Further to the
    Dairy Industry Service Reform Act 2003
    , the bill amends the
    Dairy Produce Act 1986
    to provide for the industry services body, Dairy Australia, to: be fully indemnified (out of the assets of the Dairy Structural Adjustment Fund) for any liabilities incurred by it in managing and administering the Fund; and have the power to enter into financial and other arrangements and perform contracts associated with risk management in the administration of the Fund. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Fisheries Legislation Amendment (High Seas Fishing Activities and Other Matters) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 Nov 2003 
    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 Agreement to Promote Compliance with International Conservation and Management Measures by Fishing Vessels on the High Seas; and
    Fisheries Management Act 1991
    to strengthen the Australian Fisheries Management Authority’s ability to deliver and enforce fisheries management in Commonwealth fisheries. Also contains a saving provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • National Residue Survey Customs Levy Rate Correction (Lamb Exports) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Validates levy already collected at the rate of 8 cents per head in respect of the export of lambs valued at more than $75, for the period 1 July 2000 to 30 May 2003. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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