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Carbon Tax Plebiscite Bill 2011 [No. 2]


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
ABETZ, Sen Eric

Summary

The bill: provides for a national plebiscite to be held by 26 November 2011 to ascertain whether the electorate supports the introduction of a price on carbon; requires the Electoral Commissioner to provide the minister with a statement of the results of the plebiscite; and requires the minister to table the statement in both Houses of Parliament.

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 21/06/11  
Second reading moved 21/06/11  
Second reading debate 07/07/11  
Second reading debate 15/09/11  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  
     

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

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Notes