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Unit Pricing (Easy comparison of grocery prices) Bill 2008


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

Summary

Amends the National Measurement Act 1960 to: require grocery retailers to display unit prices of products sold by measure, weight or volume; provide for a penalty regime for breaches; appoint unit pricing inspectors to monitor compliance; and require the secretary to undertake certain guidance functions.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/05/08  
Second reading moved 15/05/08  
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 (18/06/2008): Senate Economics Committee
  • Committee report (01/09/2008)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees