Plant Breeder's Rights Amendment Bill 2002

Type
Government
Portfolio
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the
Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994
  to: clarify the rights of plant breeders in certain circumstances where restrictions are imposed; enhance the access of breeders to the Plant Breeder’s Rights scheme; and improve the administration of the Act and the scheme. Also contains application provisions. 

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Progress

Senate
13 Feb 2002Introduced and read a first time
13 Feb 2002Second reading moved
29 Aug 2002Second reading debate
21 Oct 2002Second reading agreed to
18 Nov 2002Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 3 Opposition agreed to
18 Nov 2002Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
03 Dec 2002Introduced and read a first time
03 Dec 2002Second reading moved
12 Dec 2002Second reading agreed to
12 Dec 2002Third reading agreed to


19 Dec 2002Assent

Act no.: 148

Year: 2002

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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.
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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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