Live Sheep Long Haul Export Prohibition Bill 2018

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
LEY, Sussan, MP
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997, Export Control Act 1982 and proposed Export Control Act 2018 to restrict the long haul export of live sheep and lambs during the northern hemisphere summer months of July, August or September in a five year transitional period, or at any time after that period, where the voyage is by ship and of duration exceeding 10 days, and where a place in that voyage is either the Persian Gulf or the Red Sea (regardless of whether it is the final destination).

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 21 May 2018
Second reading moved 21 May 2018
Referred to Federation Chamber 30 May 2018
Second reading debate 18 Jun 2018
Second reading debate 26 Jun 2018
Second reading debate 13 Aug 2018
Second reading debate 20 Aug 2018
Second reading debate 10 Sep 2018

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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