Fair Trade (Australian Standards) Bill 2013

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
MADIGAN, Sen John
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Parliament no
44
Summary
Requires trade agreements to include a binding requirement that goods sold comply with all applicable product standards that apply in the purchaser’s country or that the selling company or entity selling the products ensures that the goods are improved to Australian product standards.

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Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27 Jun 2013
Second reading moved 27 Jun 2013
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12 Nov 2013
Restored to Notice Paper 03 Dec 2013
Senate
Second reading debate 05 Dec 2013
Second reading debate 27 Nov 2014

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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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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