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Customs Legislation Amendment (Modernising) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Home Affairs Portfolio
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42

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Summary

Amends the: Customs Act 1901 in relation to: the new Certificate of Origin requirements for the Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement; broker licensing provisions; and false or misleading declarations in using the new SmartGate automated passenger processing system; and Customs Act 1901 and Customs Legislation Amendment and Repeal (International Trade Modernisation) Act 2001 in relation to duty recovery and payments under protest and the treatment of certain refunds.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 20 Mar 2008
Second reading moved 20 Mar 2008
Referred to Main Committee 03 Jun 2008
Second reading debate 04 Jun 2008
Second reading agreed to 04 Jun 2008
Reported from Main Committee 04 Jun 2008
Third reading agreed to 04 Jun 2008
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16 Jun 2008
Second reading moved 16 Jun 2008
Second reading debate 26 Jun 2008
Second reading agreed to 26 Jun 2008
Third reading agreed to 26 Jun 2008
Assent
  • Act no.: 75
  • Year: 2008
12 Jul 2008

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present

Bills digest

Notes

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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.