Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Fisheries Management Act 1991
  to: enable the Australian Fisheries Management Authority to undertake certain administrative and licensing functions by an eLicensing system (GOFish); and provide that fisheries officers engaged in investigating suspected illegal fishing can be issued with, and carry, prescribed defensive equipment in the course of their duties; and
Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984
  to clarify which individuals who receive fish directly from Torres Strait commercial fishers require a fish receiver licence. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
25 Nov 2009Introduced and read a first time
25 Nov 2009Second reading moved
10 Feb 2010Referred to Main Committee
25 Feb 2010Second reading debate
25 Feb 2010Second reading agreed to
09 Mar 2010Reported from Main Committee
09 Mar 2010Third reading agreed to
Senate
10 Mar 2010Introduced and read a first time
10 Mar 2010Second reading moved
18 Mar 2010Second reading debate
18 Mar 2010Second reading agreed to
18 Mar 2010Third reading agreed to


18 Mar 2010Text of bill as passed both Houses
13 Apr 2010Assent

Act no.: 39

Year: 2010

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Explanatory memoranda

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Text of bill

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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.
  • 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

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