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Quarantine Amendment (Commission of Inquiry) Bill 2007

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The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia







Quarantine Amendment (Commission of Inquiry) Bill 2007



(Amendments to be moved by Mr Crean)

(1)     Schedule 1, item 5, page 4 (lines 1-8), omit paragraph 66AY (1) (a), substitute:

                     (a)  conduct a Commission of inquiry into matters specified in the instrument of appointment relating to the following:

                              (i)  the outbreak and spread of equine influenza in Australia in 2007;

                             (ii)  quarantine requirements and practices relating to the outbreak and spread;

                            (iii)  Australia’s quarantine requirements and practices that relate to equine importation and whether these requirements and practices accord with international best practice;

                            (iv)  any matters incidental to the matters referred to in subparagraphs (i), (ii), and (iii); and

(2)     Schedule 1, item 5, page 4, after subsection 66AY(4) (after line 16), add

             (5)  the Minister must table the Commission’s report in each house of the Parliament within five sitting days of its receipt.