Excise and Customs Legislation Amendment (Streamlining Administration) Bill 2024

Originating house
House of Representatives
Before Reps
Parliament no

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Amends the: Customs Act 1901 and Excise Act 1901 to: remove renewal requirements and renewal fees for excise and excise-equivalent warehouse licences; confer a new discretion to issue entity level excise and excise-equivalent warehouse licences; and establish a public register of excise and excise-equivalent warehouses licences and licensed premises; and Excise Tariff Act 1921 to remove licence requirements for certain onshore producers of crude oil and condensate. Also makes consequential and minor amendments to 4 Acts.


House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 16 May 2024
Second reading moved 16 May 2024
Second reading debate 28 May 2024
Referred to Federation Chamber 28 May 2024
Second reading debate 28 May 2024
Second reading agreed to 28 May 2024
Reported from Federation Chamber 29 May 2024
Third reading agreed to 29 May 2024

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Explanatory memoranda

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.
  • 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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