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Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health and Ageing

Summary

Introduced with the Trade Marks Amendment (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Bill 2011, the bill prevents tobacco advertising and promotion of tobacco products and tobacco product packaging by making it an offence to sell, supply, purchase, package or manufacture tobacco products or packaging for retail sale that are not compliant with plain packaging requirements.

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 06/07/11  
Second reading moved 06/07/11  
Second reading debate 24/08/11  
Consideration in detail debate 24/08/11  
Second reading agreed to 24/08/11  
Third reading agreed to 24/08/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/08/11  
Second reading moved 25/08/11  
Second reading debate 11/10/11  
Second reading debate 09/11/11  
Second reading debate 10/11/11  
Second reading agreed to 10/11/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 10/11/11 Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 10/11/11  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 21/11/11 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 21/11/11  
Assent 01/12/11 Act no.: 148 of 2011
     

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

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
SOUTHCOTT, Andrew, MP

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Senate
  • Government [sheet BN220]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (07/07/2011): House Standing Committee on Health and Ageing
  • Committee report (22/08/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )