Imported Food Charges (Collection) Bill 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Agriculture
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Part of a package of four bills to manage imported food, the bill provides for the collection of imported food charges by: providing that regulations prescribe when imported food charges are due and payable; making the Commonwealth notionally liable to pay fees, including late payment fees; requiring a late payment fee to be paid when a charge is not paid on time; empowering the secretary to take certain action when a charge or late payment fee is not paid; and providing for the administration of the charges.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 03 Jun 2015
Second reading moved 03 Jun 2015
Second reading debate 17 Jun 2015
Second reading agreed to 17 Jun 2015
Third reading agreed to 17 Jun 2015
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18 Jun 2015
Second reading moved 18 Jun 2015
Second reading debate 25 Jun 2015
Second reading agreed to 25 Jun 2015
Third reading agreed to 25 Jun 2015
Finally passed both Houses 25 Jun 2015
Assent
  • Act no.: 96
  • Year: 2015
29 Jun 2015

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Proposed 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

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Schedules of amendments

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