Quarantine Amendment (Disallowing Permits) Bill 2011

Type
Private
Sponsor
 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Not Proceeding 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Quarantine Act 1908
  to: provide that Biosecurity Policy Determinations are disallowable legislative instruments; provide that a permit to import, introduce, or bring in an animal, plant, substance or thing is a disallowable legislative instrument; and provide that, when these instruments are presented to Parliament, the minister is required to table a risk analysis in both Houses and refer the instruments to parliamentary committees responsible for agricultural matters. 

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Senate
25 Aug 2011Introduced and read a first time
25 Aug 2011Second reading moved
10 Nov 2011Second reading debate
12 Nov 2013Lapsed at end of Parliament

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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.

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