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Trade Practices Amendment (Material Lessening of Competition—Richmond Amendment) Bill 2009


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

Summary

Amends the Trade Practices Act 1974 to prevent corporations from directly or indirectly merging with or acquiring an asset which would result in material lessening of competition in the relevant market.

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 26/11/09  
Second reading moved 26/11/09  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 28/09/10  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (30/11/2009): Senate Economics Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (13/05/2010)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees