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Trade Practices Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2006

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  • Trade Practices Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2005
Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Implements the recommendations of the Dawson Review into competition policy by amending the Trade Practices Act 1974 in relation to: merger clearances and authorisations; non-merger authorisations; collective bargaining; exclusionary provisions; price fixing provisions; dual listed companies; third line forcing and exclusive dealing; enforcement; penalties and indemnities; local government bodies; and functions and powers under the Competition Code. Also amends the: Corporations Act 2001 and Trade Practices Act 1974 in relation to disqualification from managing corporations; and Gas Pipelines Access (Commonwealth) Act 1998 to amend an incorrect cross-reference.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 17 Feb 2005
Second reading moved 17 Feb 2005
Second reading agreed to 10 Mar 2005
Third reading agreed to 10 Mar 2005
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10 Mar 2005
Second reading moved 10 Mar 2005
Second reading debate 10 Oct 2005
Second reading agreed to 11 Oct 2005
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 67 Government and 1 Australian Democrat agreed to
11 Oct 2005
Third reading agreed to 11 Oct 2005
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House disagreed to Senate amendment No. 1, made amendments in place thereof, agreed to amendments No. 2 to 6
12 Oct 2005
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message
  • Details: Senate did not insist on its amendment, agreed to the amendments made by the House, and made 7 further Family First amendments
19 Oct 2006
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to further Senate amendments
19 Oct 2006
Assent
  • Act no.: 131
  • Year: 2006
06 Nov 2006

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

House of representatives

Senate

Schedules of amendments

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.

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