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Trade Practices (Creeping Acquisitions) Amendment Bill 2007 [2008]


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
FIELDING, Sen Steve

Summary

Amends the Trade Practices Act 1974 to prohibit large businesses from acquiring shares, assets or other companies through buyouts or takeovers which result in reducing fair competition.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20/09/07  
Second reading moved 20/09/07  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/02/08  
Restored to Notice Paper 13/02/08  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 28/09/10  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (26/06/2008): Senate Economics Committee
  • Committee report (26/08/2008)
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