Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Introduced with the Trade Marks Amendment (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Bill 2011, the bill prevents tobacco advertising and promotion of tobacco products and tobacco product packaging by making it an offence to sell, supply, purchase, package or manufacture tobacco products or packaging for retail sale that are not compliant with plain packaging requirements. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
06 Jul 2011Introduced and read a first time
06 Jul 2011Second reading moved
24 Aug 2011Second reading debate
24 Aug 2011Consideration in detail debate
24 Aug 2011Second reading agreed to
24 Aug 2011Third reading agreed to
Senate
25 Aug 2011Introduced and read a first time
25 Aug 2011Second reading moved
11 Oct 2011Second reading debate
09 Nov 2011Second reading debate
10 Nov 2011Second reading debate
10 Nov 2011Second reading agreed to
10 Nov 2011Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
10 Nov 2011Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
21 Nov 2011Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments


21 Nov 2011Text of bill as passed both Houses
01 Dec 2011Assent

Act no.: 148

Year: 2011

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Transcript of speeches

Proposed amendments

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House of Representatives
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Schedules of amendments

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Committee Information

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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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