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Competition and Consumer Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to: prohibit the private disclosure of pricing information to a competitor; prohibit disclosure of that or other information if the disclosure is made to substantially lessen competition; provide that the prohibitions only apply to goods and services prescribed by regulations; provide exceptions to the prohibitions; and extend existing authorisation and notification regimes to enable businesses to obtain immunity from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission from the prohibitions where a public net benefit results.

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 24/03/11  
Second reading moved 24/03/11  
Second reading debate 04/07/11  
Second reading debate 06/07/11  
Second reading debate 07/07/11  
Second reading agreed to 07/07/11  
Consideration in detail debate 07/07/11 Amendment details: 7 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 07/07/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/08/11  
Second reading moved 18/08/11  
Second reading agreed to 24/11/11  
Third reading agreed to 24/11/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 24/11/11  
Assent 06/12/11 Act no.: 185 of 2011
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third 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 1

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum 2

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet CA209]

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  • Government [sheet CA206]

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  • Non-Government
BANDT, Adam, MP

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  • Opposition
BILLSON, Bruce, MP

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (11/05/2011): House Standing Committee on Economics
  • Committee report (22/06/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )