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Interstate Road Transport Amendment Bill 2000



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Bills Digest No. 147  1999-2000

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Interstate Road Transport Amendment Bill 2000

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Passage History

Interstate Road Transport Amendment Bill 2000

Date Introduced:   8 March 2000

House:   House of Representatives

Portfolio:   Transport and Regional Services

Commencement:   Immediately after the commencement of the Interstate Road Transport Amendment Act 2000.

Purpose

To amend the definition of a trailer in the Interstate Road Transport Act 1985 .

Background

This Bill is one of three Bills intended to update national heavy vehicle registration charges. (1) Background on the heavy vehicle registration charge can be found in Bills Digest no.146 1999-2000

Main Provisions

Schedule 1

Item 1 amends subsection 3(1) of the Interstate Road Transport Act 1985 to substitute a new definition of 'trailer'. This brings it into line with definitions contained in the Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Amendment Bill 2000 .

Endnotes

1. The others are the Road Transport Charges (Australian Capital Territory) Amendment Bill 2000 and the Interstate Road Transport Charge Amendment Bill 2000.

 

 

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