Customs Tariff Amendment (Tobacco) Bill 2014

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration and Border Protection 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
44
Summary
Introduced with the Excise Tariff Amendment (Tobacco) Bill 2014, the bill amends the
Customs Tariff Act 1995
  to: increase the rate of excise equivalent customs duty on tobacco through a series of four staged increases of 12.5 per cent, commencing on 1 December 2013; and index the rates of excise equivalent customs duty on tobacco to average weekly ordinary time earnings instead of the consumer price index. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
26 Feb 2014Introduced and read a first time
26 Feb 2014Second reading moved
04 Mar 2014Second reading debate
04 Mar 2014Second reading agreed to
04 Mar 2014Third reading agreed to
Senate
05 Mar 2014Introduced and read a first time
05 Mar 2014Second reading moved
06 Mar 2014Second reading debate
06 Mar 2014Second reading agreed to
06 Mar 2014Third reading agreed to


06 Mar 2014Finally passed both Houses
18 Mar 2014Assent

Act no.: 8

Year: 2014

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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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