Dairy Industry Service Reform Bill 2003

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  • Dairy Industry Service Reform Bill 2003
Type
Government
Portfolio
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
40
Summary
Introduced with the Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment (Dairy) Bill 2003, the bill provides for: the privatisation of the Australian Dairy Corporation (ADC) and its subsequent conversion into a company under the
Corporations Act 2001
, to be known as Dairy Australia Limited; and the transfer of assets, liabilities and staff of the Dairy Research and Development Corporation to the new company. Also: provides for an industry services body which will take over ADC’s role in relation to the Dairy Structural Adjustment Fund; simplifies the export control arrangements for dairy produce, retaining the function with the Commonwealth; makes consequential amendments to 6 Acts; repeals the Dairy Research and Development Corporation Regulations 1990 and contains transitional provisions.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12 Feb 2003
Second reading moved 12 Feb 2003
Second reading agreed to 06 Mar 2003
Third reading agreed to 06 Mar 2003
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19 Mar 2003
Second reading moved 19 Mar 2003
Second reading agreed to 27 Mar 2003
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 2 Opposition and 1 Australian Democrats agreed to
27 Mar 2003
Third reading agreed to 27 Mar 2003
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
27 Mar 2003
Assent
  • Act no.: 32
  • Year: 2003
15 Apr 2003

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Text of bill

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  • 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.
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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

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Schedules of amendments

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