Road Charges Legislation Repeal and Amendment Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
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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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25 Sep 2008
Second reading moved 25 Sep 2008
Second reading agreed to 23 Oct 2008
Consideration in detail debate 23 Oct 2008
Third reading agreed to 23 Oct 2008
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10 Nov 2008
Second reading moved 10 Nov 2008
Second reading debate 03 Dec 2008
Second reading agreed to 03 Dec 2008
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Requests details: 8 Government, 2 Opposition and 1 Family First Party agreed to
04 Dec 2008
Third reading agreed to 04 Dec 2008
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House made Senate requested amendments
04 Dec 2008
Text of bill as passed both Houses 04 Dec 2008
Assent
  • Act no.: 148
  • Year: 2008
11 Dec 2008

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Senate

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • 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.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • 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.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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