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Fisheries Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Summary

Amends the Fisheries Management Act 1991 and Fisheries Administration Act 1999 to: facilitate the implementation of electronic monitoring (e-monitoring) of fishing and fishing-related activities undertaken by Commonwealth fishing concession and scientific permit holders, for the purposes of data collection and compliance monitoring; and make consequential amendments; and Fisheries Management Act 1991 in relation to: fishery closures; waiver of levies payable for surrendered statutory fishing rights; and responsibility of corporations and other concession holders for unlawful conduct of their directors, employees or agents.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/06/12  
Second reading moved 27/06/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 15/08/12  
Second reading debate 16/08/12  
Second reading agreed to 16/08/12  
Reported from Federation Chamber 16/08/12  
Third reading agreed to 16/08/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20/08/12  
Second reading moved 20/08/12  
Second reading debate 14/03/13  
Second reading debate 18/03/13  
Second reading agreed to 18/03/13  
Third reading agreed to 18/03/13  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 18/03/13  
Assent 28/03/13 Act no.: 27 - Year: 2013
     

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