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Shipping Registration Amendment (Australian International Shipping Register) 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 Shipping Registration Act 1981 to: establish the Australian International Shipping Register and the Australian General Register; and establish the administration of the international register by providing for: the application process for registration; employment conditions for seafarers; collective agreement negotiation processes; enforcement powers for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority; and a civil penalty and infringement notice regime. Also makes consequential amendments to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990, Marine Navigation (Regulatory Functions) Levy Collection Act 1991 and Navigation Amendment Act 2011.

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: 9 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.: 54 - 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 BW239]

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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 )