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Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2007


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Summary

Amends the Wheat Marketing Act 1989 and Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997 in relation to: information-gathering and investigative powers of the Wheat Export Authority (WEA); extension of the minister’s veto power over non-AWB (International) Ltd bulk exports; ministerial power to change the holder of the single desk export privilege; deregulation of exports in bags and containers; and structural and governance reforms of the WEA including renaming it as the Export Wheat Commission.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 14/06/07  
Second reading moved 14/06/07  
Second reading agreed to 20/06/07  
Consideration in detail debate 20/06/07 Amendment details: 6 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 20/06/07  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20/06/07  
Second reading moved 20/06/07  
Second reading agreed to 21/06/07  
Third reading agreed to 21/06/07  
     
Assent 28/06/07 Act no.: 108 - Year: 2007
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet QS430]

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Senate
  • Opposition [sheet 5315]
O'BRIEN, Sen Kerry

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  • Opposition [sheet 5312]
O'BRIEN, Sen Kerry

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  • Opposition [sheet 5307]
O'BRIEN, Sen Kerry

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  • Opposition [sheet 5297]
O'BRIEN, Sen Kerry

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)