Designs (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2003

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  • Designs (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2002
Type
Government
Portfolio
Industry, Tourism and Resources
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the Designs Bill 2002, the bill amends the Copyright Act 1968 to correct anomalies that may defeat the policy intent of a number of provisions that limit copyright protection for essentially industrial products. Also makes minor amendments to 15 Acts consequential on the proposed Designs Act 2002 and repeal of the Designs Act 1906. Also contains application provisions.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 11 Dec 2002
Second reading moved 11 Dec 2002
Referred to Federation Chamber 24 Nov 2003
Second reading debate 26 Nov 2003
Second reading agreed to 26 Nov 2003
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 4 Government agreed to
26 Nov 2003
Reported from Federation Chamber 26 Nov 2003
Third reading agreed to 26 Nov 2003
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04 Dec 2003
Second reading moved 04 Dec 2003
Second reading agreed to 04 Dec 2003
Third reading agreed to 04 Dec 2003
Assent
  • Act no.: 148
  • Year: 2003
17 Dec 2003

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

House of representatives

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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.