Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2007

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Amends the
Wheat Marketing Act 1989
  and Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997 in relation to: information-gathering and investigative powers of the Wheat Export Authority (WEA); extension of the minister’s veto power over non-AWB (International) Ltd bulk exports; ministerial power to change the holder of the single desk export privilege; deregulation of exports in bags and containers; and structural and governance reforms of the WEA including renaming it as the Export Wheat Commission. 

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House of Representatives
14 Jun 2007Introduced and read a first time
14 Jun 2007Second reading moved
20 Jun 2007Second reading agreed to
20 Jun 2007Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 6 Government agreed to
20 Jun 2007Third reading agreed to
20 Jun 2007Introduced and read a first time
20 Jun 2007Second reading moved
21 Jun 2007Second reading agreed to
21 Jun 2007Third reading agreed to

28 Jun 2007Assent

Act no.: 108

Year: 2007

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