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Advisory Report on the Wheat Export Marketing Amendment Bill 2012

June 2012

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978-0-642-79687-5 (Printed version)
ISBN 978-0-642-79688-2 (HTML version)

View the report as a single document - (PDF 1586KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Preliminary Pages (PDF 99KB)
Chapter 1 Introduction (PDF 53KB)

Reference of the Bill to the Committee
Objectives of the Bill
Inquiry process

Chapter 2 Wheat Export Marketing Amendment Bill (PDF 103KB)

Key provisions of the Bill
Abolition of the Wheat Export Accreditation Scheme 2008, the Wheat Export Charge, the Special Account and Wheat Exports Australia
The ‘access test’ and code of conduct
Changes to the special account
Repeal of the whole Act
Background to the Bill

Chapter 3 Issues raised in evidence (PDF 250KB)

Quality assurance
Access test and code of conduct
Market information
Statutory oversight
Comments specific to individual clauses and details
Committee comment

Appendix A – Submissions and Exhibits (PDF 46KB)
Appendix B – Public Hearings (PDF 34KB)

Wednesday, 9 May 2012 - CANBERRA
Friday, 11 May 2012 - CANBERRA

Appendix C – Code of Conduct Committee documents (PDF 788KB)

Grain Trade Australia
Media Release
Terms of Reference: Code Development Committee Relating to the Port Access Voluntary Code of Conduct for Australian Bulk Wheat Shipments

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