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Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 3) Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to: align the maximum penalties under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) with the maximum penalties under the competition provisions of the Act; amend the ACL to provide for a safe harbour defence to an allegation of false, misleading or deceptive conduct where a person has complied with an information standard about free range eggs; and ensure the confidentiality of supplier information obtained by the Australian Energy Regulator in performing its wholesale market monitoring and reporting functions.

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 15/02/18  
Second reading moved 15/02/18  
Second reading debate 27/06/18  
Second reading agreed to 27/06/18  
Third reading agreed to 27/06/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27/06/18  
Second reading moved 27/06/18  
Second reading debate 23/08/18  
Second reading agreed to 23/08/18  
Third reading agreed to 23/08/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 23/08/18  
Assent 31/08/18 Act no: 93 - 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
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (21/03/2018): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 5 of 2018
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)