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Commerce (Trade Descriptions) Amendment Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Law Enforcement and Cybersecurity

Summary

Amends the Commerce (Trade Descriptions) Act 1905 to: incorporate an exception, which applies to representations as to the country of origin of goods under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA), so that it applies in relation to a false trade description; and enable information standards made or declared under the CCA, and that are in force or existing from time to time, to be incorporated by reference in the Act.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 28/03/18  
Second reading moved 28/03/18  
Second reading debate 18/06/18  
Second reading agreed to 18/06/18  
Third reading agreed to 18/06/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/06/18  
Second reading moved 19/06/18  
Second reading debate 28/06/18  
Second reading agreed to 28/06/18  
Third reading agreed to 28/06/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 28/06/18  
Assent 29/06/18 Act no: 60 - Year: 2018
     

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

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