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  • National Residue Survey (Excise) Levy Amendment Bill 2003

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    Date
    12 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the National Residue Survey (Customs) Levy Amendment Bill 2002, the bill amends the
    National Residue Survey (Excise) Levy Act 1998
    to restate the operative and maximum rates of national residue survey excise levy on apples and pears from a per box rate to a per kilogram rate. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2003

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    Date
    12 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Wheat Marketing Act 1989
    to provide for an appropriation out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to the Wheat Export Authority (WEA), of monies equivalent to a charge to be imposed on exports of wheat through regulations which are proposed to be made under the
    Primary Industries (Customs) Charges Act 1999
    ; and includes minor technical amendments relating to the operations of the WEA and its monitoring powers. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Australian Animal Health Council (Live-stock Industries) Funding Amendment Bill 2002

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    Date
    19 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Australian Animal Health Council (Live-stock Industries) Funding Act 1996
    to enable monies received through Emergency Animal Disease Response levies and charges in the event of an emergency animal disease response to be appropriated out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund and paid to the Australian Animal Health Council to allow it to repay livestock industries’ liability to the Commonwealth in relation to the Emergency Animal Disease Response Agreement; and provide a mechanism for any excess levies and charges to be appropriated for research and development activities for the promotion or maintenance of the health of animals. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Murray-Darling Basin Amendment Bill 2003

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    Date
    19 Sep 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Murray-Darling Basin Act 1993
    to approve and give effect to the Murray-Darling Basin Amending Agreement between the Commonwealth, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia which will make new arrangements for sharing water made available in the River Murray catchment above Hume Dam by the Snowy Scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Dairy Industry Legislation Amendment Bill 2002

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    Date
    28 Aug 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Dairy Produce Act 1986
    to incorporate planning, facilitation and participation in the reform or privatisation of the Australian Dairy Corporation (ADC) and the Dairy Research and Development Corporation as an additional function of the ADC; and
    Dairy Produce Act 1986
    and
    Farm Household Support Act 1992
    to enable holders of Dairy Structural Adjustment Program scheme and Supplementary Dairy Assistance scheme entitlements to access a farm exit payment under the Farm Help Re-establishment Grant scheme. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Egg Industry Service Provision (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2002

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    Date
    28 Aug 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Egg Industry Service Provision Bill 2002, the bill provides for the transfer of assets and liabilities associated with the egg sub-programme of the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation to the newly created Australian Egg Corporation Limited. Also makes consequential amendments to the
    Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Act 1999

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Egg Industry Service Provision Bill 2002

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    Date
    28 Aug 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Egg Industry Service Provision (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2002, the bill establishes Australian Egg Corporation Limited (AECL) which will be limited by guarantee under the
    Corporations Act 2001
    and will be responsible for providing industry services to the egg industry, including generic promotion and research and development functions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Plant Health Australia (Plant Industries) Funding Bill 2002

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    Date
    26 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    The bill: enables monies up to the amounts received through certain levies and charges to be appropriated out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund and paid to Plant Health Australia Limited (PHA) to fulfil PHA plant industry members’ yearly contribution obligations; and provides a mechanism for monies collected in excess of a plant industry’s liability to PHA to be appropriated for research and development activities. Also includes a regulation-making power and makes consequential amendments to the
    Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2000
    and
    Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act 1989

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Torres Strait Fisheries Amendment Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    19 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984
    to allow for the Chair of the Torres Strait Regional Authority to be appointed as a full member of the Torres Strait Protected Zone Joint Authority. 

    Bill

  • Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2004

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    Date
    29 May 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Quarantine Act 1908
    to: extend the application of the Act to Christmas Island; improve arrangements for the payment of fees; broaden the range of persons who may be appointed as quarantine officers; and make clarifying amendments;
    Imported Food Control Act 1992
    to: insert an objective into the Act; provide for the use of agreements; and allow for the importation of food that does not meet applicable labelling standards, but create an offence if that food is sold by the importer without corrected labelling; and
    Pig Industry Act 2001
    and
    Wool Services Privatisation Act 2000
    to allow Australian Pork Limited and Australian Wool Innovation Limited to carry forward research and development expenditure eligible for Commonwealth matching contributions from one financial year to the next. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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