Customs Amendment (2017 Harmonized System Changes) Bill 2016

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration and Border Protection
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the Customs Tariff Amendment (2017 Harmonized System Changes) Bill 2016, the bill amends the Customs Act 1901 to implement changes resulting from the fifth review of the International Convention on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System; and maintain the collection of appropriate import duties for biofuels and biofuel blends imported under the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13 Oct 2016
Second reading moved 13 Oct 2016
Second reading debate 08 Nov 2016
Second reading agreed to 08 Nov 2016
Third reading agreed to 08 Nov 2016
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09 Nov 2016
Second reading moved 09 Nov 2016
Second reading debate 10 Nov 2016
Second reading agreed to 10 Nov 2016
Third reading agreed to 10 Nov 2016
Finally passed both Houses 10 Nov 2016
Assent
  • Act no: 77
  • Year: 2016
23 Nov 2016

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present

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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.