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Tobacco Plain Packaging Amendment Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Health

Summary

Amends the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011 to expand the range of persons who can be appointed as authorised officers for the purposes of undertaking compliance and enforcement activities under the Act.

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 15/08/18  
Second reading moved 15/08/18  
Second reading debate 11/09/18  
Second reading debate 12/09/18  
Second reading agreed to 12/09/18  
Third reading agreed to 12/09/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/09/18  
Second reading moved 12/09/18  
Second reading debate 17/09/18  
Second reading debate 18/09/18  
Second reading agreed to 18/09/18  
Committee of the Whole debate 18/09/18  
Third reading agreed to 18/09/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 18/09/18  
Assent 03/10/18 Act no: 120 - 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

Senate
  • Katter's Australian Party [sheet 8518]
ANNING, Sen Fraser

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



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