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


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

Summary

Introduced with the Customs Amendment (Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014, the bill amends the Customs Tariff Act 1995 to implement the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement by: providing free rates of customs duty for goods that are Japanese originating goods; maintaining customs duty rates for certain Japanese originating goods; phasing the preferential rates of customs duty for certain goods to free by 2021; and providing for the preferential and phasing rates of duty and maintaining excise-equivalent rates of duty on certain alcohol, tobacco and petroleum products.

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  
     

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 (30/10/2014): Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee; Committee report (26/11/2014)
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