Border Protection Legislation Amendment (Deterrence of Illegal Foreign Fishing) Bill 2005

Fisheries, Forestry and Conservation 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Amends the
Fisheries Management Act 1991
Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984
Migration Act 1958
  in relation to illegal foreign fishing in Australian waters by: providing powers for the detention and investigation of suspected illegal fishers; and ensuring consistency between fisheries and immigration detention arrangements. 

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House of Representatives
17 Feb 2005Introduced and read a first time
17 Feb 2005Second reading moved
17 Mar 2005Second reading agreed to
17 Mar 2005Third reading agreed to
11 May 2005Introduced and read a first time
11 May 2005Second reading moved
16 Jun 2005Second reading agreed to
16 Jun 2005Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 8 Opposition and 1 Australian Democrats agreed to
16 Jun 2005Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
20 Jun 2005Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments 3, 5 and 8 and disagreed to Senate amendments 1, 2, 4, 6, 7 and 9
10 Aug 2005Consideration of House of Reps message

Details: Senate did not insist on amendments 1, 2, 4, 6, 7 and 9

23 Aug 2005Assent

Act no.: 103

Year: 2005

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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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