Competition and Consumer Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Competition and Consumer Act 2010
to: prohibit the private disclosure of pricing information to a competitor; prohibit disclosure of that or other information if the disclosure is made to substantially lessen competition; provide that the prohibitions only apply to goods and services prescribed by regulations; provide exceptions to the prohibitions; and extend existing authorisation and notification regimes to enable businesses to obtain immunity from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission from the prohibitions where a public net benefit results.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24 Mar 2011
Second reading moved 24 Mar 2011
Second reading debate 04 Jul 2011
Second reading debate 06 Jul 2011
Second reading debate 07 Jul 2011
Second reading agreed to 07 Jul 2011
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 7 Government agreed to
07 Jul 2011
Third reading agreed to 07 Jul 2011
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18 Aug 2011
Second reading moved 18 Aug 2011
Second reading agreed to 24 Nov 2011
Third reading agreed to 24 Nov 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 24 Nov 2011
Assent
  • Act no.: 185
  • Year: 2011
06 Dec 2011

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

House of representatives

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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

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

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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