Road Charges Legislation Repeal and Amendment Bill 2008

Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Introduced with the Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2008, the bill repeals the
Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Act 1993
  and repeals provisions of the
Road Transport Reform (Heavy Vehicles Registration) Act 1997
  to allow the Australian Capital Territory Government to introduce the new heavy vehicle registration charges. Also amends the
Fuel Tax Act 2006
  to: increase the road user charge rate to 21 cents per litre from 1 January 2009; and establish a mechanism to allow for regulations to be made to adjust the charge. 

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House of Representatives
25 Sep 2008Introduced and read a first time
25 Sep 2008Second reading moved
23 Oct 2008Second reading agreed to
23 Oct 2008Consideration in detail debate
23 Oct 2008Third reading agreed to
10 Nov 2008Introduced and read a first time
10 Nov 2008Second reading moved
03 Dec 2008Second reading debate
03 Dec 2008Second reading agreed to
04 Dec 2008Committee of the Whole debate

Requests details: 8 Government, 2 Opposition and 1 Family First Party agreed to
04 Dec 2008Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
04 Dec 2008Consideration of Senate message

Details: House made Senate requested amendments

04 Dec 2008Text of bill as passed both Houses
11 Dec 2008Assent

Act no.: 148

Year: 2008

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  • 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.
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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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