Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Fisheries Management Act 1991
  and
Fisheries Administration Act 1999
  to: facilitate the implementation of electronic monitoring (e-monitoring) of fishing and fishing-related activities undertaken by Commonwealth fishing concession and scientific permit holders, for the purposes of data collection and compliance monitoring; and make consequential amendments; and
Fisheries Management Act 1991
  in relation to: fishery closures; waiver of levies payable for surrendered statutory fishing rights; and responsibility of corporations and other concession holders for unlawful conduct of their directors, employees or agents. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
27 Jun 2012Introduced and read a first time
27 Jun 2012Second reading moved
15 Aug 2012Referred to Federation Chamber
16 Aug 2012Second reading debate
16 Aug 2012Second reading agreed to
16 Aug 2012Reported from Federation Chamber
16 Aug 2012Third reading agreed to
Senate
20 Aug 2012Introduced and read a first time
20 Aug 2012Second reading moved
14 Mar 2013Second reading debate
18 Mar 2013Second reading debate
18 Mar 2013Second reading agreed to
18 Mar 2013Third reading agreed to


18 Mar 2013Text of bill as passed both Houses
28 Mar 2013Assent

Act no.: 27

Year: 2013

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Explanatory memoranda

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Text of bill

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  • 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

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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