Export Market Development Grants Amendment Bill 2003

Type
Government
Portfolio
Trade
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the Export Market Development Grants Act 1997 in relation to the Export Market Development Grants Scheme by: reducing the income ceiling for applicants to $30 million; removing the $25 million export earnings ceiling; reducing the $200 000 maximum grant to $150 000; reducing the maximum number of grants payable to applicants from eight to seven; and repealing the provision which provides for additional grants for entering new markets. Also contains an application provision.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29 May 2003
Second reading moved 29 May 2003
Second reading agreed to 18 Jun 2003
Third reading agreed to 18 Jun 2003
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18 Jun 2003
Second reading moved 18 Jun 2003
Second reading agreed to 26 Jun 2003
Third reading agreed to 26 Jun 2003
Assent
  • Act no.: 58
  • Year: 2003
30 Jun 2003

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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