Fisheries Legislation Amendment (New Governance Arrangements for the Australian Fisheries Management Authority and Other Matters) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Following government endorsement of the recommendations of the Review of the Corporate Governance of Statutory Authorities and Office Holders (the Uhrig Review), the bill amends the:
Fisheries Administration Act 1991
,
Fisheries Management Act 1991
  and
Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984
  to implement changes to the governance arrangements of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority;
Fisheries Management Act 1991
  and
Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984
  to require foreign fishing vessels to stow fishing equipment whilst transiting through the Australian Fishing Zone (AFZ); and
Fisheries Management Act 1991
  and
Migration Act 1958
  to enable enforcement action to be taken against foreign vessels breaching international fishery management measures and boats supporting illegal fishing in the AFZ. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
20 Mar 2008Introduced and read a first time
20 Mar 2008Second reading moved
03 Jun 2008Referred to Main Committee
04 Jun 2008Second reading debate
04 Jun 2008Second reading agreed to
04 Jun 2008Consideration in detail debate
04 Jun 2008Reported from Main Committee
04 Jun 2008Third reading agreed to
Senate
16 Jun 2008Introduced and read a first time
16 Jun 2008Second reading moved
19 Jun 2008Second reading debate
19 Jun 2008Second reading agreed to
19 Jun 2008Third reading agreed to


24 Jun 2008Assent

Act no.: 36

Year: 2008

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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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