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Product Emissions Standards Bill 2017


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Environment and Energy

Summary

Part of a package of four bills to introduce national emission standards for new non-road spark ignition engines and equipment, the bill: enables the minister to prescribe products as emissions-controlled products and make rules relating to those products; provides mechanisms in the rules for emissions-controlled products to be certified to specified emissions standards; provides that the rules may exempt persons or products from the operation of one or more provisions of the bill; establish offences and civil penalty provisions relating to the import or supply of certain emissions controlled products; triggers the compliance and enforcement provisions of the Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Act 2014 (regulatory powers Act) and provides additional compliance and enforcement powers; enables the sharing of information with other agencies and the publication of certain information relating to an emissions-controlled product; enables the delegation of the minister’s and the secretary’s functions and powers under the proposed Act or the regulatory powers Act; and requires a review of the operation of the proposed Act at regular intervals.

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 10/08/17  
Second reading moved 10/08/17  
Second reading debate 05/09/17  
Referred to Federation Chamber 05/09/17  
Second reading debate 06/09/17  
Reported from Federation Chamber 06/09/17  
Second reading agreed to 06/09/17  
Third reading agreed to 06/09/17  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07/09/17  
Second reading moved 07/09/17  
Second reading debate 11/09/17  
Second reading agreed to 11/09/17  
Committee of the Whole debate 11/09/17  
Third reading agreed to 11/09/17  
     
Finally passed both Houses 11/09/17  
Assent 14/09/17 Act no: 104 - 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
  • Australian Conservatives [sheet 8249]
BERNARDI, Sen Cory

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  • Liberal Democratic Party [sheet 8238]
LEYONHJELM, Sen David

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Schedules of amendments

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