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Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Infrastructure and Transport

Summary

Part of a package of five bills in relation to the Australian shipping industry, the bill amends the: Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990 to enable the Australian Maritime Safety Authority to disclose information to a person for the purpose of the administration or enforcement of a Commonwealth law relating to coastal trading; Navigation Act 1912 to: remove the definition of, and regulatory arrangements for, coastal trading; provide that the qualifications and employment of masters and seamen apply to ships used to engage in coastal trading under a general licence; and remove reference to a review of certain decisions by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal; and Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993 and Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992 to provide that those Acts apply to vessels engaged in coastal trading under certain licence conditions. Also makes transitional arrangements.

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 22/03/12  
Second reading moved 22/03/12  
Second reading debate 28/05/12  
Second reading debate 31/05/12  
Second reading agreed to 31/05/12  
Consideration in detail debate 31/05/12 Amendment details: 4 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 31/05/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/06/12  
Second reading moved 18/06/12  
Second reading debate 18/06/12  
Second reading agreed to 18/06/12  
Committee of the Whole debate 18/06/12  
Third reading agreed to 18/06/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 18/06/12  
Assent 21/06/12 Act no.: 56 - Year: 2012
     

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

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  • Correction to explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet BF232]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (22/03/2012): Senate Economics Legislation Committee; Committee report (15/06/2012)
  • Referred to Committee (22/03/2012): Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee; Committee report (24/04/2012)
  • Referred to Committee (22/03/2012): House Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications; Committee report (24/05/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )