Customs Amendment (Reducing Business Compliance Burden) Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Home Affairs 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Introduced with the Excise Amendment (Reducing Business Compliance Burden) Bill 2011, the bill amends the
Customs Act 1901
  and
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
  to: permit small business entities and certain other persons to defer the settlement of customs duties from a weekly to a monthly cycle; and clarify administrative arrangements for periodic settlement permissions. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
23 Nov 2011Introduced and read a first time
23 Nov 2011Second reading moved
07 Feb 2012Second reading debate
07 Feb 2012Second reading agreed to
07 Feb 2012Third reading agreed to
Senate
08 Feb 2012Introduced and read a first time
08 Feb 2012Second reading moved
21 Mar 2012Second reading debate
21 Mar 2012Second reading agreed to
21 Mar 2012Third reading agreed to


21 Mar 2012Text of bill as passed both Houses
15 Apr 2012Assent

Act no.: 37

Year: 2012

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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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

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