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Industrial Chemicals (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2017


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

Summary

Part of a package of six bills to establish a new national regulatory scheme for industrial chemicals, the bill: repeals the Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989, Industrial Chemicals (Registration Charge—Customs) Act 1997, Industrial Chemicals (Registration Charge—Excise) Act 1997 and Industrial Chemicals (Registration Charge—General) Act 1997; makes consequential amendments to the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Act 1994, Criminal Code Act 1995 and Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997; and provides for transitional arrangements.

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 01/06/17  
Second reading moved 01/06/17  
Second reading debate 17/10/17  
Second reading agreed to 17/10/17  
Third reading agreed to 17/10/17  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/10/17  
Second reading moved 18/10/17  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Addendum to 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
  • Referred to Committee (01/06/2017): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (08/08/2017)
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (14/06/2017): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 8 of 2017