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Trade Practices Amendment (Infrastructure Access) Bill 2010


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Trade Practices Amendment (Infrastructure Access) Bill 2009



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the National Access Regime in Part IIA of the Trade Practices Act 1974 in relation to: binding time limits and limited merits review; applications by certain persons that a certain service is ineligible to be a declared service; enabling the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to accept access undertakings with fixed principles that will apply to subsequent undertakings; enabling the ACCC to issue an amendment notice proposing amendments to a proposed access undertaking submitted by a service provider; administrative processes of the National Competition Council and the Australian Competition Tribunal; and consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

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

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29/10/09  
Second reading moved 29/10/09  
Second reading debate 01/12/09  
Second reading agreed to 01/12/09  
Third reading agreed to 01/12/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 02/12/09  
Second reading moved 02/12/09  
Second reading debate 24/06/10  
Second reading agreed to 24/06/10  
Committee of the Whole debate 24/06/10 Amendment details: 19 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 24/06/10  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 24/06/10 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 24/06/10  
Assent 13/07/10 Act no.: 102 of 2010
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet AE225]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (19/11/2009): Senate Economics Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (09/03/2010)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )