Qantas Sale Amendment Bill 2014

Infrastructure and Regional Development 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Amends the:
Qantas Sale Act 1992
  to: remove mandatory requirements in Qantas’ articles of association which include limits on the issue and ownership of Qantas shares, restrictions on the makeup of the board of directors, the use of the name Qantas, the location of the head office, place of incorporation and principle place of business; and remove compliance and enforcement measures relating to the mandatory requirements; and
Air Navigation Act 1920
Qantas Sale Act 1992
  to make consequential amendments. 

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House of Representatives
06 Mar 2014Introduced and read a first time
06 Mar 2014Second reading moved
06 Mar 2014Second reading debate
06 Mar 2014Second reading agreed to
06 Mar 2014Consideration in detail debate
06 Mar 2014Third reading agreed to
06 Mar 2014Introduced and read a first time
06 Mar 2014Second reading moved
18 Jul 2014Second reading debate
18 Jul 2014Second reading agreed to
18 Jul 2014Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 3 Opposition agreed to
18 Jul 2014Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
18 Jul 2014Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments

18 Jul 2014Finally passed both Houses
08 Aug 2014Assent

Act no.: 94

Year: 2014

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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