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

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  • Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002
  • Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2003
Type
Government
Portfolio
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
40
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.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29 May 2002
Second reading moved 29 May 2002
Second reading agreed to 02 Dec 2003
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
02 Dec 2003
Third reading agreed to 02 Dec 2003
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10 Feb 2004
Second reading moved 10 Feb 2004
Second reading agreed to 11 Feb 2004
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 2 Opposition agreed to
11 Feb 2004
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 12 Opposition agreed to
01 Mar 2004
Third reading agreed to 01 Mar 2004
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 02 Mar 2004
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House disagreed to Senate amendments and made amendments in place thereof
30 Mar 2004
Senate
Message from House of Reps reported 31 Mar 2004
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate did not insist on its amendments, and agreed to the replacement amendments made by the House with 3 Opposition amendments
01 Apr 2004
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments to its amendments
01 Apr 2004
Assent
  • Act no.: 54
  • Year: 2004
27 Apr 2004

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Senate

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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