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Australian Energy Market Bill 2004

Type
Government
Portfolio
Industry, Tourism and Resources
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Energy Market) Bill 2004 and in accordance with the intergovernmental Australian Energy Market Agreement, the bill applies the National Electricity Law, the National Electricity Code and other Rules and regulations, as Commonwealth law in offshore areas, to complement their application by the States and the Australian Capital Territory. Also allows regulations to prescribe further State and Territory energy laws to be applied in the offshore areas.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 17 Jun 2004
Second reading moved 17 Jun 2004
Second reading agreed to 22 Jun 2004
Third reading agreed to 22 Jun 2004
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23 Jun 2004
Second reading moved 23 Jun 2004
Second reading agreed to 25 Jun 2004
Committee of the Whole debate 25 Jun 2004
Third reading agreed to 25 Jun 2004
Assent
  • Act no.: 99
  • Year: 2004
30 Jun 2004

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

Senate

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present

Bills digest

Notes

Helpful information

Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • 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 changes to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either the Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.