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Petroleum Retail Legislation Repeal Bill 2006

Industry, Tourism and Resources
Originating house
House of Representatives
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Part of the government’s petroleum reform package in relation to the retail petroleum industry, the bill repeals the Petroleum Retail Marketing Franchise Act 1980 and Petroleum Retail Marketing Sites Act 1980 on 1 March 2007, which will occur concurrently with the introduction of a mandatory industry code to regulate the industry; and makes consequential amendments to the Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross-vesting) Act 1987.


House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 30 Mar 2006
Second reading moved 30 Mar 2006
Second reading agreed to 16 Aug 2006
Third reading agreed to 16 Aug 2006
Introduced and read a first time 16 Aug 2006
Second reading moved 16 Aug 2006
Second reading agreed to 11 Sep 2006
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
13 Sep 2006
Third reading agreed to 13 Sep 2006
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 13 Sep 2006
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
11 Oct 2006
  • Act no.: 113
  • Year: 2006
23 Oct 2006

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

House of representatives


Schedules of amendments

Bills digest


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

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Schedules of amendments

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