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Grape and Wine Legislation Amendment (Australian Grape and Wine Authority) Bill 2013


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Agriculture

Summary

Part of a package of three bills to create the Australian Grape and Wine Authority, the bill: amends the: Wine Australia Corporation Act 1980 to: implement the merger of the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation (GWRDC) and the Wine Australia Corporation to create the Australian Grape and Wine Authority; and rename the Act; and Freedom of Information Act 1982 to make a consequential amendment; transfers the operations, assets, liabilities and staffing conditions of the GWRDC and the Wine Australia Corporation to the authority; and repeals the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation Regulations 1991.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 14/11/13  
Second reading moved 14/11/13  
Second reading debate 02/12/13  
Referred to Federation Chamber 02/12/13  
Second reading agreed to 02/12/13  
Reported from Federation Chamber 02/12/13  
Third reading agreed to 02/12/13  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 03/12/13  
Second reading moved 03/12/13  
Second reading debate 12/12/13  
Second reading agreed to 12/12/13  
Third reading agreed to 12/12/13  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 12/12/13  
Assent 13/12/13 Act no.: 136 - 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