Export Control Amendment (Quotas) Bill 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Agriculture and Water Resources
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
44

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Summary

Consolidates quota export certification arrangements for agriculture by amending the: Export Control Act 1982 to: provide the secretary with powers to make orders providing for, or in relation to, the establishment and administration of a system or systems of tariff rate quotas; and enable the secretary to make directions in relation to matters covered by an order, and to override the order; and Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997, Dairy Produce Act 1986 and Export Charges (Collection) Act 2015 to make consequential amendments. Also repeals the Australian Meat and Live-stock (Quotas) Act 1990.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12 Nov 2015
Second reading moved 12 Nov 2015
Second reading debate 26 Nov 2015
Second reading debate 30 Nov 2015
Second reading agreed to 30 Nov 2015
Third reading agreed to 30 Nov 2015
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 01 Dec 2015
Second reading moved 01 Dec 2015
Second reading debate 03 Dec 2015
Second reading agreed to 03 Dec 2015
Third reading agreed to 03 Dec 2015
Finally passed both Houses 03 Dec 2015
Assent
  • Act no: 167
  • Year: 2015
11 Dec 2015

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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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.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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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