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Treasury Laws Amendment (News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code) Bill 2021

Previous Citations
  • Treasury Laws Amendment (News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code) Bill 2020
Type
Government
Portfolio
Treasury
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Amends the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to establish a mandatory code of conduct that applies to news media businesses and digital platform corporations when bargaining in relation to news content made available by digital platform services.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 09 Dec 2020
Second reading moved 09 Dec 2020
Second reading debate 17 Feb 2021
Second reading agreed to 17 Feb 2021
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 19 Government agreed to
17 Feb 2021
Third reading agreed to 17 Feb 2021
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22 Feb 2021
Second reading moved 22 Feb 2021
Second reading debate 22 Feb 2021
Second reading debate 23 Feb 2021
Second reading agreed to 23 Feb 2021
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 5 Government agreed to
24 Feb 2021
Third reading agreed to 24 Feb 2021
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
25 Feb 2021
Finally passed both Houses 25 Feb 2021
Assent
  • Act no: 21
  • Year: 2021
02 Mar 2021

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

House of representatives

Senate

Schedules of amendments

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.