Customs Amendment (Anti-dumping Improvements) Bill (No. 2) 2011

Home Affairs 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Amends the
Customs Act 1901
  in relation to the anti-dumping regime to: establish a new appeals process in relation to decisions made by the minister and the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (the CEO); establish the International Trade Remedies Forum; and allow the CEO to seek one or more extensions of the timeframe at any point during an investigation, review of measures, continuation inquiry or duty assessment. 

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House of Representatives
23 Nov 2011Introduced and read a first time
23 Nov 2011Second reading moved
27 Feb 2012Second reading debate
28 Feb 2012Second reading debate
28 Feb 2012Second reading agreed to
28 Feb 2012Third reading agreed to
29 Feb 2012Introduced and read a first time
29 Feb 2012Second reading moved
10 Oct 2012Second reading debate
10 Oct 2012Second reading agreed to
10 Oct 2012Committee of the Whole debate
27 Nov 2012Third reading agreed to

27 Nov 2012Text of bill as passed both Houses
13 Dec 2012Assent

Act no.: 205

Year: 2012

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