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Rural Research and Development Legislation Amendment Bill 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Portfolio
Agriculture

Summary

Amends the: Australian Grape and Wine Authority Act 2013, Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989 and Sugar Research and Development Services Act 2013 to enable the Commonwealth to recover the cost of membership fees to international commodity organisations and regional fisheries management organisations from the matching amounts paid to rural research and development corporations (RDCs); Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997, Dairy Produce Act 1986, Forestry Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2007 and Sugar Research and Development Services Act 2013 to remove the tabling requirements for certain documents; and Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989 to remove the requirement for the minister to organise an annual co-ordination meeting for RDC chairs.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25/09/14  
Second reading moved 25/09/14  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (25/09/2014): Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee; Report due 24/11/2014
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