Maritime Legislation Amendment Bill 2007

Transport and Regional Services
Originating house
House of Representatives
Parliament no

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Repeals the Maritime College Act 1978 to facilitate the integration of the Australian Maritime College with the University of Tasmania including the transfer of all assets and liabilities from the College to the University and makes transitional arrangements. Amendments consequential to the repeal are made to the Higher Education Support Act 2003, Legislative Instruments Act 2003, Public Works Committee Act 1969 and Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973. Amendments to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990 enable the Authority to disclose certain maritime information to States and Territories.


House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 08 Aug 2007
Second reading moved 08 Aug 2007
Second reading agreed to 15 Aug 2007
Third reading agreed to 15 Aug 2007
Introduced and read a first time 16 Aug 2007
Second reading moved 16 Aug 2007
Second reading agreed to 24 Sep 2007
Third reading agreed to 24 Sep 2007
  • Act no.: 150
  • Year: 2007
24 Sep 2007

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Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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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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