Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill (No. 1) 2010

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  • Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill 2009
Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Trade Practices Act 1974
to implement a national consumer law regime (the Australian Consumer Law) which will: address unfair contract terms; and include penalties, enforcement powers and consumer redress options;
Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
to include corresponding provisions applicable to financial services; and
Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
,
Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act
1979, and
Trade Practices Act 1974
to make consequential amendments.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24 Jun 2009
Second reading moved 24 Jun 2009
Second reading debate 19 Oct 2009
Second reading debate 20 Oct 2009
Second reading agreed to 20 Oct 2009
Third reading agreed to 20 Oct 2009
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 26 Oct 2009
Second reading moved 26 Oct 2009
Second reading debate 16 Mar 2010
Second reading agreed to 16 Mar 2010
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 37 Government agreed to
16 Mar 2010
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 30 Government agreed to
17 Mar 2010
Third reading agreed to 17 Mar 2010
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
17 Mar 2010
Text of bill as passed both Houses 17 Mar 2010
Assent
  • Act no.: 44
  • Year: 2010
14 Apr 2010

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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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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