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Fuel Quality Standards Amendment Bill 2009


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Environment, Heritage and the Arts

Summary

Amends the Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000 to: provide the minister with a wider range of conditions that can apply to approvals to vary fuel standards; simplify procedures when an urgent approval is required to avoid a fuel supply shortfall; provide for civil penalties, infringement notices and enforceable undertakings; enable the minister to consider how fuel is to be supplied when determining a standard; extend information sharing powers; and extend the types of courts that have jurisdiction for various matters.

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 18/03/09  
Second reading moved 18/03/09  
Referred to Main Committee 12/05/09  
Second reading debate 13/05/09  
Second reading debate 14/05/09  
Second reading agreed to 14/05/09  
Reported from Main Committee 14/05/09  
Third reading agreed to 14/05/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/09  
Second reading moved 15/06/09  
Second reading debate 17/09/09  
Second reading agreed to 17/09/09  
Committee of the Whole debate 17/09/09 Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 17/09/09  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 20/10/09 Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 20/10/09  
Assent 06/11/09 Act no.: 107 - Year: 2009
     

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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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet BD209]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate

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