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Customs Tariff Amendment (Australia-Chile Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2008


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Home Affairs portfolio

Summary

Introduced with the Customs Amendment (Australia-Chile Free Trade Agreement Implementation) Bill 2008 to give effect to Australia's obligations under the Australia-Chile Free Trade Agreement, the bill amends the Customs Tariff Act 1995 to: provide duty-free and preferential rates of customs duty for certain goods of Chilean origin; and phase the preferential rates of customs duty to zero by 2015.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 16/10/08  
Second reading moved 16/10/08  
Referred to Main Committee 21/10/08  
Second reading debate 11/11/08  
Second reading agreed to 11/11/08  
Reported from Main Committee 12/11/08  
Third reading agreed to 12/11/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/11/08  
Second reading moved 12/11/08  
Second reading debate 13/11/08  
Second reading agreed to 13/11/08  
Third reading agreed to 13/11/08  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 13/11/08  
Assent 27/11/08 Act no.: 128 - Year: 2008
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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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