Farm Household Support Amendment Bill 2003

Type
Government
Portfolio
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the:
Farm Household Support Act 1992
  to: extend the closing date for applications for Farm Help Income Support to 30 June 2004 and the deadline for Farm Help Income Support payments to 30 June 2005; and make administrative changes to the Farm Help program;
Farm Household Support Amendment Act 2003
  to make a minor technical correction; and
Social Security Act 1991
  to make a consequential amendment. Also contains application, saving and transitional provisions. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
17 Sep 2003Introduced and read a first time
17 Sep 2003Second reading moved
13 Oct 2003Second reading agreed to
13 Oct 2003Third reading agreed to
Senate
14 Oct 2003Introduced and read a first time
14 Oct 2003Second reading moved
30 Oct 2003Second reading agreed to
30 Oct 2003Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 6 Government amendments agreed to
30 Oct 2003Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
04 Nov 2003Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments


27 Nov 2003Assent

Act no.: 115

Year: 2003

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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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.

Proposed amendments

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