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Statute Update (Smaller Government) Bill 2017

Originating house
House of Representatives
Before Senate


Amends: the Product Stewardship (Oil) Act 2000 to abolish the Oil Stewardship Advisory Council; the Product Stewardship Act 2011 to abolish the Product Stewardship Advisory Group; the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority Act 2006 to abolish the Advisory Group of the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority; the Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994 to abolish the Plant Breeder’s Rights Advisory Committee; the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 to abolish the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee; and five Acts to make consequential amendments. Also repeals the: Tradespersons’ Rights Regulation Act 1946 to remove the redundant Australian Recognised Trade Certificate Program; and Development Allowance Authority Act 1992 and Infrastructure Certificate Cancellation Tax Act 1994 to: abolish the Development Allowance Authority; and cease the tax exempt infrastructure borrowing concession.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 22/06/17  
Second reading moved 22/06/17  
Second reading debate 13/09/17  
Referred to Federation Chamber 13/09/17  
Second reading agreed to 13/09/17  
Reported from Federation Chamber 13/09/17  
Third reading agreed to 13/09/17  
Introduced and read a first time 14/09/17  
Second reading moved 14/09/17  

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest