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Customs Tariff Amendment (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement Implementation) Bill 2021


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

Summary

Introduced with the Customs Amendment (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement Implementation) Bill 2021 to implement Australia's obligations under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, the bill amends the Customs Tariff Act 1995 to: provide a free rate of customs duty for goods that are Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) originating goods; specify the phasing rates of customs duty for certain RCEP originating goods that will incrementally reduce to free; maintain rates of customs duty on certain goods; and make amendments contingent on the commencement of the Customs Tariff Amendment (2022 Harmonized System Changes) Act 2021.

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 01/09/21  
Second reading moved 01/09/21  
Second reading debate 19/10/21  
Second reading agreed to 20/10/21  
Third reading agreed to 20/10/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20/10/21  
Second reading moved 20/10/21  
Second reading debate 21/10/21  
Second reading agreed to 21/10/21  
Committee of the Whole debate 21/10/21  
Third reading agreed to 21/10/21  
     
Finally passed both Houses 21/10/21  
Assent 25/10/21 Act no: 113 - Year: 2021
     

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)