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Fair Trade (Australian Standards) Bill 2013


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
MADIGAN, Sen John

Summary

Requires trade agreements to include a binding requirement that goods sold comply with all applicable product standards that apply in the purchaser’s country or that the selling company or entity selling the products ensures that the goods are improved to Australian product standards.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27/06/13  
Second reading moved 27/06/13  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  
     
Restored to Notice Paper 03/12/13  
     
Senate
Second reading debate 05/12/13  
     

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