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Dairy Industry Service Reform Bill 2003


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Dairy Industry Service Reform Bill 2003



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

Summary

Introduced with the Primary Industries (Excise) Levies Amendment (Dairy) Bill 2003, the bill provides for: the privatisation of the Australian Dairy Corporation (ADC) and its subsequent conversion into a company under the Corporations Act 2001, to be known as Dairy Australia Limited; and the transfer of assets, liabilities and staff of the Dairy Research and Development Corporation to the new company. Also: provides for an industry services body which will take over ADC’s role in relation to the Dairy Structural Adjustment Fund; simplifies the export control arrangements for dairy produce, retaining the function with the Commonwealth; makes consequential amendments to 6 Acts; repeals the Dairy Research and Development Corporation Regulations 1990 and contains transitional provisions.

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 12/02/03  
Second reading moved 12/02/03  
Second reading agreed to 06/03/03  
Third reading agreed to 06/03/03  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/03/03  
Second reading moved 19/03/03  
Second reading agreed to 27/03/03  
Committee of the Whole debate 27/03/03 Amendment details: 2 Opposition and 1 Australian Democrats agreed to
Third reading agreed to 27/03/03  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 27/03/03 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Assent 15/04/03 Act no.: 32 of 2003
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory Memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (19/03/2003): Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee; Report due 27/03/2003; Committee report (27/03/2003)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )