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Biosecurity (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2014


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

Summary

Part of a package of five bills to provide for a regulatory framework (which reflects and replaces the Quarantine Act 1908), the bill: repeals the Quarantine Act 1908 and Quarantine Charges (Collection) Act 2014; makes consequential amendments to 20 Acts to update references to managing biosecurity risk under the proposed Biosecurity Act 2014, and substitute references to Quarantine Act 1908 with the proposed Biosecurity Act 2014; and makes transitional arrangements in relation to the management of biosecurity risks from the Quarantine Act 1908 to the new biosecurity framework under the proposed Biosecurity Act 2014.

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 27/11/14  
Second reading moved 27/11/14  
     

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 (27/11/2014): Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transporet Legislation Committee; Report due 17/03/2015
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