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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment Bill 2004


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

Summary

Amends the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 to restructure the method of payment and collection of the Environmental Management Charge levied on standard tourism operations to clarify that goods and services tax is not payable; and consequentially extend the powers of inspectors to search aircraft and vessels and the powers of magistrates to issue search warrants. Also contains an application provision.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 18/02/04  
Second reading moved 18/02/04  
Second reading agreed to 03/03/04  
Third reading agreed to 03/03/04  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04/03/04  
Second reading moved 04/03/04  
Second reading agreed to 09/03/04  
Third reading agreed to 09/03/04  
     
Assent 23/03/04 Act no.: 22 - Year: 2004
     

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

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Notes