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Fisheries Legislation Amendment (Compliance and Deterrence Measures and Other Matters) Bill 2003 [2004]

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Originating house
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Amends the Fisheries Administration Act 1991 and Fisheries Management Act 1991 in relation to: deterrence and compliance regimes to deter foreign fishers from illegally fishing in Australian waters; the Australian Fisheries Management Authority’s management of Commonwealth fisheries resources; and ecologically sustainable management of Commonwealth fisheries.


Introduced and read a first time 04 Dec 2003
Second reading moved 04 Dec 2003
Second reading agreed to 10 Feb 2004
Third reading agreed to 10 Feb 2004
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 11 Feb 2004
Second reading moved 11 Mar 2004
Second reading agreed to 11 Mar 2004
Third reading agreed to 22 Mar 2004
  • Act no.: 2004
  • Year: 28
01 Apr 2004

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Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

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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Schedules of amendments

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