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Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill 2010


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Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill 2009



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

Summary

Amends the: Fisheries Management Act 1991 to: enable the Australian Fisheries Management Authority to undertake certain administrative and licensing functions by an eLicensing system (GOFish); and provide that fisheries officers engaged in investigating suspected illegal fishing can be issued with, and carry, prescribed defensive equipment in the course of their duties; and Torres Strait Fisheries Act 1984 to clarify which individuals who receive fish directly from Torres Strait commercial fishers require a fish receiver licence.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25/11/09  
Second reading moved 25/11/09  
Referred to Main Committee 10/02/10  
Second reading debate 25/02/10  
Second reading agreed to 25/02/10  
Reported from Main Committee 09/03/10  
Third reading agreed to 09/03/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10/03/10  
Second reading moved 10/03/10  
Second reading debate 18/03/10  
Second reading agreed to 18/03/10  
Third reading agreed to 18/03/10  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 18/03/10  
Assent 13/04/10 Act no.: 39 of 2010
     

Text of bill

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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