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Thursday, 29 May 1997
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Senator CALVERT(9.37 a.m.) —I present the ninth report of 1997 of the Selection of Bills Committee.

Ordered that the report be adopted.


Senator CALVERT —I seek leave to have the report incorporated in Hansard .

Leave granted.

The report read as follows

REPORT NO. 9 OF 1997

1.   The Committee met on 28 May 1997.

2.   The Committee resolved:

(a)   That the following bill be referred to a committee:

Bill titleStage at which referredLegislation CommitteeReporting date
Australia New Zealand Food Authority Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1997 (see Appendix 1 for a statement of reasons for referral)immediately upon introduction in the SenateCommunity Affairs16 June 1997

3.   The Committee resolved—That the following bills not be referred to committees:

Aged Care Bill 1997

Excise Tariff Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1997

Petroleum Excise (Prices) Amendment Bill 1997

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Activity Test Penalty Periods) Bill 1997.

The Committee recommends accordingly.

(Paul Calvert)

Chair

29 May 1997

Appendix 1

Proposal to refer a bill to a committee

Name of bill:

Australia New Zealand Food Authority Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1997

Reasons for referral/principal issues for consideration:

Australia New Zealand Food Authority Amendment Bill 1996 has been referred to committee, to hear on cost recovery aspects. It is appropriate to consider both bills in committee so that the legislative reform package is considered as a whole even though the Australia New Zealand Food Authority Amendment Bill No. 2 1997 does not contain additional cost recovery measures (the subject of the referral of the Australia New Zealand Food Authority Amendment Bill 1996)

Possible submissions or evidence from:

ANZFA, Australian Food Council, various food manufacturers, state and territory health departments.

Committee to which bill is to be referred:

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Possible hearing date(s):

(identical to the Australia New Zealand Food Authority Amendment Bill 1996)

Possible reporting date:

(signed)

Paul Calvert

Whip/Selection of Bills Committee member