Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Amendment Bill 2003

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing portfolio
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989 to: increase the maximum quantity of new industrial chemicals that a manufacturer or importer can introduce under the Commercial Evaluation Permit system from 2 000 to 4 000 kilograms; align the renewal deadline for the registration of introducers of industrial chemicals with the expiry date of registration (i.e. 31 August); require notification of non-renewal by 31 August; abolish the urgent handling fee and establish late renewal penalties for renewals received after the renewal deadline; and remove fees and charges provisions from the Act so that they may be specified in regulations. Also contains application and saving provisions.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 28 May 2003
Second reading moved 28 May 2003
Second reading agreed to 18 Jun 2003
Third reading agreed to 18 Jun 2003
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19 Jun 2003
Second reading moved 19 Jun 2003
Second reading agreed to 26 Jun 2003
(After Midnight)
Third reading agreed to 26 Jun 2003
(After Midnight)
Assent
  • Act no.: 74
  • Year: 2003
15 Jul 2003

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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

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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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