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Live Sheep Long Haul Export Prohibition Bill 2018

Originating house
House of Representatives
Not Proceeding
LEY, Sussan, MP


Amends the Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997, Export Control Act 1982 and proposed Export Control Act 2018 to restrict the long haul export of live sheep and lambs during the northern hemisphere summer months of July, August or September in a five year transitional period, or at any time after that period, where the voyage is by ship and of duration exceeding 10 days, and where a place in that voyage is either the Persian Gulf or the Red Sea (regardless of whether it is the final destination).

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 21/05/18  
Second reading moved 21/05/18  
Referred to Federation Chamber 30/05/18  
Second reading debate 18/06/18  
Second reading debate 26/06/18  
Second reading debate 13/08/18  
Second reading debate 20/08/18  
Second reading debate 10/09/18  
Lapsed at dissolution 11/04/19  

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest