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US Free Trade Agreement Implementation Bill 2004


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Trade

Summary

Introduced with the US Free Trade Agreement Implementation (Customs Tariff) Bill 2004, the bill amends 11 Acts, relating to customs, agricultural and veterinary chemicals, geographical wine indicators, life insurance, foreign acquisitions and takeovers, Commonwealth authorities and companies, therapeutic goods, patents and copyright, in order to implement Australia’s obligations under the Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement which is due to commence on 1 January 2005.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23/06/04  
Second reading moved 23/06/04  
Second reading agreed to 24/06/04  
Third reading agreed to 24/06/04  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 03/08/04  
Second reading moved 03/08/04  
Second reading debate 04/08/04  
Second reading debate 05/08/04  
Second reading agreed to 09/08/04  
Committee of the Whole debate 11/08/04 Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
Committee of the Whole debate 12/08/04 Amendment details: 4 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 13/08/04  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 13/08/04 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Assent 16/08/04 Act no.: 120 of 2004
     

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