Trade Practices Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends: the
Trade Practices Act 1974
  to: clarify the ability of State and Territory access regimes to confer duties upon the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Australian Competition Tribunal (ACT) and the conditions under which a law of a State or Territory may confer functions, powers and duties upon the ACCC or ACT. Also repeals the
Prices Surveillance Act 1983
  and replaces it with a new part in the
Trade Practices Act 1974
  which preserves the existing prices surveillance powers; and provides for a body other than the ACCC to hold a price inquiry; amends the:
Airports Act 1996
,
Air Services Act 1995
,
Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990
  and
Australia Postal Corporation Act 1989
  to make consequential amendments;
Australian Crime Commission Act 2002
  and
Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989
  to delete redundant references; and contains transitional provisions. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
27 Mar 2003Introduced and read a first time
27 Mar 2003Second reading moved
06 Nov 2003Second reading agreed to
06 Nov 2003Third reading agreed to
Senate
24 Nov 2003Introduced and read a first time
24 Nov 2003Second reading moved
01 Dec 2003Second reading agreed to
01 Dec 2003Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 26 Opposition agreed to
01 Dec 2003Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
02 Dec 2003Consideration of Senate message

Details: House disagreed to Senate amendments
Senate
03 Dec 2003Message from House of Reps reported
05 Dec 2003Consideration of House of Reps message

Details: Senate did not insist on its amendments and agreed to 1 further Government amendment
House of Representatives
05 Dec 2003Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate further amendment


17 Dec 2003Assent

Act no.: 134

Year: 2003

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  • 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.

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