Shipping Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Infrastructure and Regional Development
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends: the Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012 to: rename the Act as the Coastal Shipping Act 2015; replace the existing three tiered licensing system with a single permit system, available to Australian and foreign vessels, which will provide access to the Australian coast for a period of 12 months; and establish a framework of entitlements for seafarers on foreign vessels engaging or intending to engage in coastal shipping for more than 183 days; the Shipping Registration Act 1981 to allow vessels to be registered on the Australian International Shipping Register when they engage in international shipping for 90 days or more; and four Acts to make consequential amendments. Also repeals the Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2012.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25 Jun 2015
Second reading moved 25 Jun 2015
Second reading debate 12 Oct 2015
Second reading debate 13 Oct 2015
Second reading debate 14 Oct 2015
Second reading agreed to 14 Oct 2015
Consideration in detail debate 14 Oct 2015
Third reading agreed to 14 Oct 2015
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15 Oct 2015
Second reading moved 15 Oct 2015
Second reading debate 25 Nov 2015
Second reading debate 26 Nov 2015
Second reading negatived 26 Nov 2015

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