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Narcotic Drugs (Licence Charges) Amendment Bill 2022

Health and Aged Care
Originating house
House of Representatives
Before Senate
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Amends the Narcotic Drugs (Licence Charges) Act 2016 to: provide that regulations may prescribe matters that will be the subject of multiple separate charges, which may be incurred by a licence holder during a particular charging period; and enable the regulations to specify an amount of a charge or a method for working out a charge.


House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 03 Aug 2022
Second reading moved 03 Aug 2022
Second reading debate 06 Sep 2022
Second reading agreed to 06 Sep 2022
Third reading agreed to 06 Sep 2022
Introduced and read a first time 06 Sep 2022
Second reading moved 06 Sep 2022

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present


Helpful information

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.

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