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Competition and Consumer Amendment (Misuse of Market Power) Bill 2017


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Competition and Consumer Amendment (Misuse of Market Power) Bill 2016



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to: strengthen the prohibition on corporations with substantial market powers from engaging in conduct that has the purpose, effect or likely effect of substantially lessening competition in markets in which they directly or indirectly participate; remove provisions in relation to telecommunications-specific anti-competitive conduct and the competition notices and exemption order regime; and make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 01/12/16  
Second reading moved 01/12/16  
Second reading debate 23/03/17  
Second reading debate 27/03/17  
Second reading agreed to 27/03/17  
Consideration in detail debate 28/03/17 Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 28/03/17  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 29/03/17  
Second reading moved 29/03/17  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
KATTER, Bob, Jnr, MP

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  • Government [sheet GZ201]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (01/12/2016): Senate Economics Legislation Committee; Committee report (16/02/2017)
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