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Quarantine Amendment Bill 2002


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

Summary

Amends the Quarantine Act 1908 in relation to: Australia’s national emergency powers in the event of a major national animal disease; compensation for property destroyed and a new offence for commercial smuggling, with increased pecuniary penalties applicable to individuals and corporations.

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 14/03/02  
Second reading moved 14/03/02  
Second reading agreed to 20/03/02  
Third reading agreed to 20/03/02  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 21/03/02  
Second reading moved 21/03/02  
Second reading agreed to 21/03/02  
Committee of the Whole debate 21/03/02 Amendment details: 1 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 21/03/02  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 21/03/02 Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
     
Assent 04/04/02 Act no.: 17 of 2002
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory Memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

  • Senate Amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes