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Dairy Produce Amendment (Dairy Service Levy Poll) Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Agriculture and Water Resources

Summary

Amends the Dairy Produce Act 1986 to remove the requirement for the dairy industry to hold a dairy levy poll every five years; and enable the minister to make a legislative instrument to require the industry services body to establish a levy poll advisory committee to consider the levy rate every five years, require the industry services body to hold a levy poll if a variation to the rate is recommended by the advisory committee, and include a mechanism for dairy farmer members of Dairy Australia Limited to request a poll if they disagree with the advisory committee’s decision not to convene a levy poll.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 11/02/16  
Second reading moved 11/02/16  
Second reading debate 24/02/16  
Second reading agreed to 24/02/16  
Third reading agreed to 24/02/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24/02/16  
Second reading moved 24/02/16  
Second reading debate 29/02/16  
Second reading debate 18/03/16  
Second reading agreed to 18/03/16  
Third reading agreed to 18/03/16  
     
Finally passed both Houses 18/03/16  
Assent 23/03/16 Act no: 30 - Year: 2016
     

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)