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Customs Amendment (Smuggled Tobacco) Bill 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the Customs Act 1901 to create criminal offences for the smuggling of tobacco products and for the conveyance and possession of smuggled tobacco products.

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 27/06/12  
Second reading moved 27/06/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 21/08/12  
Second reading debate 22/08/12  
Second reading agreed to 22/08/12  
Reported from Federation Chamber 22/08/12  
Third reading agreed to 22/08/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23/08/12  
Second reading moved 23/08/12  
Second reading debate 11/10/12  
Second reading agreed to 11/10/12  
Third reading agreed to 11/10/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 11/10/12  
Assent 06/11/12 Act no.: 146 - Year: 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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  • Replacement 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
  • Referred to Committee (28/06/2012): House Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs; Statement made discharging the committee's requirement to provide a report (20/08/2012)
  • Referred to Committee (29/06/2012): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (14/08/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )