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Trade Practices Amendment (Small Business Protection) Bill 2002 [No. 2]


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Small Business and Tourism

Summary

Amends the Trade Practices Act 1974 to allow the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to bring representative actions in relation to contraventions of provisions relating to secondary boycotts and contracts, arrangements or understandings affecting the supply or acquisition of goods or services. Also contains an application provision.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26/09/02  
Second reading moved 26/09/02  
Second reading agreed to 12/12/02  
Third reading agreed to 12/12/02
(after midnight)
 
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 05/02/03  
Second reading moved 05/02/03  
Second reading agreed to 03/03/03  
Third reading negatived 03/03/03  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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

Bills Digest



Notes