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Fuel Tax Bill 2006


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Introduced with the Fuel Tax (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2006, the bill provides for: a single system of fuel tax credits to remove or reduce the incidence of fuel tax levied on taxable fuels from 1 July 2006; and a framework for the taxation of gaseous fuels from 1 July 2011, when fuel tax will be levied on liquefied petroleum gas, liquefied natural gas and compressed natural gas for the first time. Fuel tax credits for certain claimants will be conditional on meeting certain environmental criteria.

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 29/03/06  
Second reading moved 29/03/06  
Second reading agreed to 14/06/06  
Consideration in detail debate 14/06/06 Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 14/06/06  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/06/06  
Second reading moved 14/06/06  
Second reading agreed to 22/06/06  
Committee of the Whole debate 22/06/06  
Third reading agreed to 22/06/06  
     
Assent 26/06/06 Act no.: 72 - Year: 2006
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet PD219]

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Senate
  • Australian Democrats [sheet 4977 revised 1]
ALLISON, Lyn

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)