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Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Imposition—Customs) Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Part of a package of 11 bills, the bill imposes minerals resource rent tax from 1 July 2012 at a rate of 30 per cent, reduced by a 25 per cent extraction allowance which recognises the expertise and capital that mining companies bring to mineral extraction, to the extent that it is a duty of customs.

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 02/11/11  
Second reading moved 02/11/11  
Second reading debate 03/11/11  
Second reading debate 21/11/11  
Second reading debate 22/11/11  
Second reading agreed to 22/11/11
(after midnight)
 
Consideration in detail debate 22/11/11
(after midnight)
 
Third reading agreed to 22/11/11
(after midnight)
 
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07/02/12  
Second reading moved 07/02/12  
Second reading debate 15/03/12  
Second reading debate 16/03/12  
Second reading debate 19/03/12  
Second reading agreed to 19/03/12  
Third reading agreed to 20/03/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 20/03/12  
Assent 29/03/12 Act no.: 15 of 2012
     

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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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
CROOK, Tony, MP

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (02/11/2011): House Standing Committee on Economics; Committee report (21/11/2011)
  • Referred to Committee (10/11/2011): Senate Economics Legislation Committee; Committee report (14/03/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )