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Competition and Consumer Amendment (Country of Origin) Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Industry, Innovation and Science

Summary

Amends the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to clarify the country of origin labelling requirements by amending the definition of substantial transformation as it applies to the safe harbour provisions and removing the 50 per cent production cost test.

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 01/09/16  
Second reading moved 01/09/16  
Second reading debate 24/11/16  
Second reading debate 28/11/16  
Second reading agreed to 28/11/16  
Third reading agreed to 28/11/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 29/11/16  
Second reading moved 29/11/16  
Second reading debate 08/02/17  
Second reading agreed to 08/02/17  
Committee of the Whole debate 08/02/17  
Third reading agreed to 08/02/17  
     
Finally passed both Houses 08/02/17  
Assent 22/02/17 Act no: 5 - Year: 2017
     

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

Senate
  • Nick Xenophon Team [sheet 7951]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (15/09/2016): Senate Economics Legislation Committee; Committee report (10/10/2016)
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)