Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Amendment (Scheme Enhancements) Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Act 2005
  to: allow the minister to determine by legislative instrument details of the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Scheme, particularly in relation to registration of products; introduce civil penalties to mirror existing and amended criminal offences; make administrative changes, including removal of the requirement for gazettal of registration decisions and providing for further five-year reviews of the operation of the scheme; and remove voluntary registration of products. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
23 May 2012Introduced and read a first time
23 May 2012Second reading moved
19 Jun 2012Second reading debate
19 Jun 2012Second reading agreed to
19 Jun 2012Third reading agreed to
Senate
20 Jun 2012Introduced and read a first time
20 Jun 2012Second reading moved
26 Jun 2012Second reading debate
26 Jun 2012Second reading agreed to
26 Jun 2012Third reading agreed to


26 Jun 2012Text of bill as passed both Houses
22 Jul 2012Assent

Act no.: 108

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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