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Excise Tariff Amendment (Tobacco) Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Introduced with the Customs Tariff Amendment (Tobacco) Bill 2016, the bill amends the Excise Tariff Act 1921 to increase the rate of excise duty on tobacco and tobacco products through a series of four annual increases of 12.5 per cent, commencing on 1 September 2017.

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 31/08/16  
Second reading moved 31/08/16  
Second reading debate 13/09/16  
Second reading agreed to 13/09/16  
Third reading agreed to 13/09/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/09/16  
Second reading moved 13/09/16  
Second reading debate 13/09/16  
Second reading debate 14/09/16  
Second reading agreed to 14/09/16  
Committee of the Whole debate 14/09/16  
Third reading agreed to 14/09/16  
     
Finally passed both Houses 14/09/16  
Assent 23/09/16 Act no: 60 - Year: 2016
     

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

Bills Digest



Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)