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Primary Industries Research and Development Amendment Bill 2017


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

Summary

Amends the Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989 to: enable statutory research and development corporations to undertake marketing activities funded by voluntary contributions; remove the requirement that the corporations can undertake marketing only where a marketing levy is attached to the corporation; and enable corporations to undertake incidental activities such as consulting about, or planning, marketing activities.

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 29/03/17  
Second reading moved 29/03/17  
Second reading debate 01/03/18  
Second reading debate 27/03/18  
Second reading debate 09/05/18  
Second reading agreed to 09/05/18  
Third reading agreed to 09/05/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10/05/18  
Second reading moved 10/05/18  
Second reading debate 16/08/18  
Second reading agreed to 16/08/18  
Third reading agreed to 16/08/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 16/08/18  
Assent 24/08/18 Act no: 79 - 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

Bills Digest



Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)