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Customs Tariff Amendment (Fuel Indexation) Bill 2014

Immigration and Border Protection
Originating house
House of Representatives
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Part of a package of four bills to re-introduce the biannual indexation of fuel excise and excise-equivalent fuel duties, the bill amends the Customs Tariff Act 1995 to index the rate of excise-equivalent customs duty applying to imported fuels, including gaseous fuels, in line with Consumer Price Index movements; and the Customs Tariff Amendment (Taxation of Alternative Fuels) Act 2011 to make consequential amendments.


House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 19 Jun 2014
Second reading moved 19 Jun 2014
Second reading debate 25 Jun 2014
Second reading agreed to 25 Jun 2014
Third reading agreed to 25 Jun 2014
Introduced and read a first time 26 Jun 2014
Second reading moved 26 Jun 2014
Lapsed at prorogation 17 Apr 2016

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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

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  • 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.
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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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