Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment (Export Control) Bill 2004

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Amends the
Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997
Export Control Act 1982
  to increase regulation of the live animal export trade, by providing for: formulation of an Australian Code for the Export of Live-stock; increased integration of export licence and permit systems; legislatively based accreditation of veterinarians for purposes of approved export programs; and new offences in relation to the veterinarians’ accreditation scheme. 

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House of Representatives
02 Jun 2004Introduced and read a first time
02 Jun 2004Second reading moved
16 Jun 2004Second reading agreed to
16 Jun 2004Third reading agreed to
16 Jun 2004Introduced and read a first time
16 Jun 2004Second reading moved
24 Jun 2004Second reading agreed to
24 Jun 2004Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
24 Jun 2004Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
24 Jun 2004Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendment

29 Jun 2004Assent

Act no.: 97

Year: 2004

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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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