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Customs Tariff Amendment (Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus Implementation) Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Law Enforcement and Cyber Security

Summary

Introduced with the Customs Amendment (Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus Implementation) Bill 2018 to implement Australia’s obligations under Chapter 3 of the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus, the bill amends the Customs Tariff Act 1995 to: provide free rates of customs duty for certain goods, excluding excise-equivalent goods, that are Pacific Islands originating goods; provide for excise-equivalent rates of duty on certain alcohol, tobacco and fuel products; and maintain customs duty rates for certain Pacific Islands originating goods.

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 16/08/18  
Second reading moved 16/08/18  
Second reading debate 22/08/18  
Second reading agreed to 22/08/18  
Third reading agreed to 22/08/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23/08/18  
Second reading moved 23/08/18  
Second reading debate 13/09/18  
Second reading agreed to 13/09/18  
Committee of the Whole debate 13/09/18  
Third reading agreed to 13/09/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 13/09/18  
Assent 25/09/18 Act no: 113 - Year: 2018
     

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)