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Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill (No. 2) 2010


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Further to the Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill 2009, the bill amends: the Trade Practices Act 1974, Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 and Corporations Act 2001 to implement a national consumer law regime (the Australian Consumer Law) in relation to: general and specific consumer protections; misleading and deceptive conduct; unconscionable conduct; unfair practices; consumer transactions; statutory consumer guarantees; a standard consumer product safety law for consumer goods; and product-related services; the Trade Practices Act 1974 to rename it as the Competition and Consumer Act 2010; and 61 Acts to reflect the change in title of the Trade Practices Act 1974.

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 17/03/10  
Second reading moved 17/03/10  
Referred to Main Committee 22/06/10  
Second reading debate 23/06/10  
Second reading agreed to 23/06/10  
Reported from Main Committee 24/06/10  
Third reading agreed to 24/06/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24/06/10  
Second reading moved 24/06/10  
Second reading debate 24/06/10  
Second reading agreed to 24/06/10  
Committee of the Whole debate 24/06/10 Amendment details: 33 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 24/06/10  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 24/06/10 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 24/06/10  
Assent 13/07/10 Act no.: 103 - Year: 2010
     

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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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum and corrections to the explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet BJ268]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (18/03/2010): Senate Economics Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (21/05/2010)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )