Trade Practices Amendment (Personal Injuries and Death) Bill (No. 2) 2004

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

Further to the Trade Practices Amendment (Personal Injuries and Death) Bill 2003, the bill amends the Trade Practices Act 1974 to ensure a nationally consistent approach in relation to limitation periods and constraints on damages arising from personal injury or death.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 19 Feb 2004
Second reading moved 19 Feb 2004
Second reading agreed to 25 Mar 2004
Third reading agreed to 25 Mar 2004
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 29 Mar 2004
Second reading moved 29 Mar 2004
Second reading agreed to 11 May 2004
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 6 Opposition agreed to
11 May 2004
Third reading agreed to 11 May 2004
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 12 May 2004
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House disagreed to Senate amendments
21 Jun 2004
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate did not insist on its amendments and agreed to 4 Government amendments in place of those amendments
25 Jun 2004
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate further amendments
25 Jun 2004
Assent
  • Act no.: 113
  • Year: 2004
13 Jul 2004

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • 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.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

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

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changes to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either the Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.