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Customs Tariff Amendment (Growing Australian Export Opportunities Across the Asia-Pacific) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Home Affairs

Summary

Introduced with the Customs Amendment (Growing Australian Export Opportunities Across the Asia-Pacific) Bill 2019 to give effect to the Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement, the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement and the Free Trade Agreement between Australia and Hong Kong, China, the bill amends the Customs Tariff Act 1995 to: specify preferential rates of customs duty for certain Peruvian originating goods, Indonesian originating goods and Hong Kong originating goods respectively, namely, alcohol, tobacco, fuel and petroleum products; provide for ‘free’ rates of customs duty; and maintain customs duty rates in relation to certain concessional items.

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 16/10/19  
Second reading moved 16/10/19  
Second reading debate 21/10/19  
Second reading agreed to 21/10/19  
Third reading agreed to 21/10/19  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11/11/19  
Second reading moved 11/11/19  
Second reading debate 25/11/19  
Second reading agreed to 25/11/19  
Committee of the Whole debate 26/11/19  
Third reading agreed to 26/11/19  
     
Finally passed both Houses 26/11/19  
Assent 03/12/19 Act no: 109 - Year: 2019
     

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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)