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Trade Marks Amendment (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Innovation, Industry, Science and Research

Summary

Introduced with the Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011, the bill amends the Trade Marks Act 1995 to provide that regulations may be made in relation to the plain packaging of tobacco so that businesses are not prevented from registering new trade marks or from protecting trade marks against infringement.

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  
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  
Third reading agreed to 10/11/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 10/11/11  
Assent 01/12/11 Act no.: 149 - Year: 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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (07/07/2011): House Standing Committee on Health and Ageing; Committee report (22/08/11)
  • Referred to Committee (18/08/2011): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (19/09/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )