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Customs Tariff Amendment (Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement Amendment Implementation) Bill 2017


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Immigration and Border Protection

Summary

Introduced with the Customs Amendment (Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement Amendment Implementation) Bill 2017 to give effect to Australia’s obligations under new chapters of the Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement, the bill amends the Customs Tariff Act 1995 to: provide duty-free access for most eligible Singaporean originating goods; maintain customs duty rates for certain Singaporean originating goods; provide for excise-equivalent rates of duty on certain alcohol, tobacco and petroleum products; and repeal after three years provisions in the Act that provide for excise-equivalent rates of duty on certain alcohol, tobacco, fuel and petroleum products.

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 06/09/17  
Second reading moved 06/09/17  
Second reading debate 17/10/17  
Referred to Federation Chamber 17/10/17  
Second reading agreed to 17/10/17  
Reported from Federation Chamber 17/10/17  
Third reading agreed to 17/10/17  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/10/17  
Second reading moved 18/10/17  
Second reading debate 19/10/17  
Second reading agreed to 19/10/17  
Committee of the Whole debate 19/10/17  
Third reading agreed to 19/10/17  
     
Finally passed both Houses 19/10/17  
Assent 30/10/17 Act no: 121 - Year: 2017
     

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)