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Interstate Road Transport Legislation (Repeal) Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities

Summary

Facilitates the closure of the Federal Interstate Registration Scheme (FIRS) by: amending the Interstate Road Transport Act 1985 to close FIRS to new entrants and re-registration by existing operators from 1 July 2018; making consequential amendments to the COAG Reform Fund Act 2008; repealing the Interstate Road Transport Act 1985 and Interstate Road Transport Charge Act 1985 on 1 July 2019; and providing for transitional arrangements for a 12-month period.

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 28/02/18  
Second reading moved 28/02/18  
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 09/05/18  
Second reading moved 09/05/18  
Second reading debate 10/05/18  
Second reading agreed to 10/05/18  
Third reading agreed to 10/05/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 10/05/18  
Assent 22/05/18 Act no: 35 - 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)