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Customs Amendment (Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Immigration and Border Protection

Summary

Introduced with the Customs Tariff Amendment (Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014, the bill amends the Customs Act 1901 to enable goods that satisfy new rules of origin when imported into Australia from Japan to be given preferential rates of duty, giving effect to the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement.

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 29/10/14  
Second reading moved 29/10/14  
Second reading debate 25/11/14  
Second reading agreed to 25/11/14  
Third reading agreed to 25/11/14  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 26/11/14  
Second reading moved 26/11/14  
Second reading debate 27/11/14  
Second reading agreed to 27/11/14  
Third reading agreed to 27/11/14  
     
Finally passed both Houses 27/11/14  
Assent 04/12/14 Act no.: 124 - Year: 2014
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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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

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (30/10/2014): Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee; Committee report (26/11/2014)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )