Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2010

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Amends the
Fisheries Administration Act 1991
Fishing Levy Act 1991
Fisheries Management Act 1991
  in relation to the Australian Fisheries Management Authority by: making co-management arrangements with stakeholders in Commonwealth fisheries; administering the regulatory regime; restructuring management advisory committees; and charging agencies for certain services. 

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House of Representatives
29 Sep 2010Introduced and read a first time
29 Sep 2010Second reading moved
20 Oct 2010Referred to Main Committee
25 Oct 2010Second reading debate
25 Oct 2010Second reading agreed to
26 Oct 2010Reported from Main Committee
26 Oct 2010Third reading agreed to
27 Oct 2010Introduced and read a first time
27 Oct 2010Second reading moved
18 Nov 2010Second reading debate
18 Nov 2010Second reading agreed to
18 Nov 2010Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 5 Government agreed to
18 Nov 2010Third reading agreed to

18 Nov 2010Text of bill as passed both Houses
House of Representatives
22 Nov 2010Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments

07 Dec 2010Assent

Act no.: 137

Year: 2010

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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

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

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