Fisheries Legislation Amendment (High Seas Fishing Activities and Other Matters) Bill 2004

Type
Government
Portfolio
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the:
Fisheries Administration Act 1991
  and
Fisheries Management Act 1991
  to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Agreement to Promote Compliance with International Conservation and Management Measures by Fishing Vessels on the High Seas; and
Fisheries Management Act 1991
  to strengthen the Australian Fisheries Management Authority’s ability to deliver and enforce fisheries management in Commonwealth fisheries. Also contains a saving provision. 

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Progress

Senate
28 Nov 2003Introduced and read a first time
28 Nov 2003Second reading moved
11 Feb 2004Second reading agreed to
11 Feb 2004Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 1 Australian Democrats agreed to
11 Feb 2004Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
16 Feb 2004Introduced and read a first time
11 Mar 2004Second reading moved
11 Mar 2004Second reading agreed to
22 Mar 2004Third reading agreed to


02 Apr 2004Assent

Act no.: 29

Year: 2004

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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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