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Defence Trade Controls Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Defence

Summary

Introduced with the Customs Amendment (Military End-Use) Bill 2011, the bill: gives effect to the Treaty between the Government of Australia and the Government of the United States of America concerning Defense Trade Cooperation; provides for controls on the supply of Defence and Strategic Goods List (DSGL) listed technology and services related to DSGL technology and goods; creates a registration and permit regime for the brokering of DSGL goods, technology and related services; and creates offences and imposes penalties.

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 02/11/11  
Second reading moved 02/11/11  
Referred to Main Committee 21/11/11  
Second reading debate 21/11/11  
Second reading agreed to 21/11/11  
Reported from Main Committee 21/11/11  
Third reading agreed to 21/11/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22/11/11  
Second reading moved 22/11/11  
Second reading debate 29/10/12  
Second reading agreed to 29/10/12  
Committee of the Whole debate 29/10/12 Amendment details: 24 Government, 1 Opposition and 2 Australian Greens agreed to
Third reading agreed to 29/10/12  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 30/10/12 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments nos 1-8 and 10-27 and disagreed to Senate amendment no. 9
     
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message 31/10/12 Details: Senate did not insist on its amendment no. 9 disagreed to by House
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 31/10/12  
Assent 13/11/12 Act no.: 153 of 2012
     

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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  • Addendum to explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7297]
LUDLAM, Sen Scott

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  • Government [sheet BM290]

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  • Opposition [sheet 7296]
JOHNSTON, Sen David

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate to which the House of Representatives has disagreed

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Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (03/11/2011): Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade; statement made discharging the committee's requirement to provide a report (21/11/2011)
  • Referred to Committee (10/11/2011): Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee; Preliminary committee report (15/08/2012); Final committee report (10/10/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )