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Customs Amendment (Immediate Destruction of Illicit Tobacco) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Passed Both Houses
Portfolio
Home Affairs

Summary

Amends the Customs Act 1901 to empower the Comptroller-General of Customs to cause tobacco products seized as prohibited imports to be dealt with in a manner he or she considers appropriate, including the immediate destruction of the goods.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 04/07/19  
Second reading moved 04/07/19  
Second reading debate 09/09/19  
Second reading agreed to 09/09/19  
Third reading agreed to 09/09/19  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09/09/19  
Second reading moved 09/09/19  
Second reading debate 19/09/19  
Second reading agreed to 19/09/19  
Third reading agreed to 19/09/19  
     
Finally passed both Houses 19/09/19  
     

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