Fisheries Legislation Amendment (International Obligations and Other Matters) Bill 2005

Type
Government
Portfolio
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the
Fisheries Administration Act 1991
and
Fisheries Management Act 1991
to: give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean; increase the exchange of information with foreign governments and international intergovernmental organisations in relation to suspected illegal fishers; provide for improved management of Australia’s fish stocks; and correct a drafting error. Also makes consequential amendments to the
Fisheries Management Act 1991
and
Migration Act 1958
contingent on commencement of the proposed
Border Protection Legislation Amendment (Deterrence of Illegal Foreign Fishing) Act 2005
.

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Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17 Mar 2005
Second reading moved 17 Mar 2005
Second reading agreed to 16 Jun 2005
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 10 Government agreed to
16 Jun 2005
Third reading agreed to 16 Jun 2005
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 20 Jun 2005
Second reading moved 23 Jun 2005
Second reading agreed to 23 Jun 2005
Third reading agreed to 23 Jun 2005
Assent
  • Act no.: 99
  • Year: 2005
06 Jul 2005

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Explanatory memoranda

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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.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • 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

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

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