Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill 2012

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  • Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill 2011
Type
Government
Portfolio
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
The bill: prohibits the importation and sale of all timber products containing illegally logged timber; prohibits the processing of illegally harvested domestically grown raw logs; requires importers of regulated timber products and processors of raw logs to comply with due diligence requirements; requires the accurate description of legally logged timber products for sale in Australia; establishes enforcement powers and offences, and imposes penalties; and provides for a review of the first five years of the operation of the Act.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23 Nov 2011
Second reading moved 23 Nov 2011
Second reading debate 15 Aug 2012
Second reading debate 16 Aug 2012
Second reading agreed to 16 Aug 2012
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 9 Government agreed to
16 Aug 2012
Consideration in detail debate 20 Aug 2012
Third reading agreed to 20 Aug 2012
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22 Aug 2012
Second reading moved 22 Aug 2012
Second reading debate 19 Nov 2012
Second reading agreed to 19 Nov 2012
Committee of the Whole debate 19 Nov 2012
Third reading agreed to 19 Nov 2012
Text of bill as passed both Houses 19 Nov 2012
Assent
  • Act no.: 166
  • Year: 2012
28 Nov 2012

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

House of representatives

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Senate

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes

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Helpful information

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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