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Trade Practices Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2006


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Trade Practices Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2005



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Implements the recommendations of the Dawson Review into competition policy by amending the Trade Practices Act 1974 in relation to: merger clearances and authorisations; non-merger authorisations; collective bargaining; exclusionary provisions; price fixing provisions; dual listed companies; third line forcing and exclusive dealing; enforcement; penalties and indemnities; local government bodies; and functions and powers under the Competition Code. Also amends the: Corporations Act 2001 and Trade Practices Act 1974 in relation to disqualification from managing corporations; and Gas Pipelines Access (Commonwealth) Act 1998 to amend an incorrect cross-reference.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 17/02/05  
Second reading moved 17/02/05  
Second reading agreed to 10/03/05  
Third reading agreed to 10/03/05  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10/03/05  
Second reading moved 10/03/05  
Second reading debate 10/10/05  
Second reading agreed to 11/10/05  
Committee of the Whole debate 11/10/05 Amendment details: 67 Government and 1 Australian Democrat agreed to
Third reading agreed to 11/10/05  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 12/10/05 Details: House disagreed to Senate amendment No. 1, made amendments in place thereof, agreed to amendments No. 2 to 6
     
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message 19/10/06 Details: Senate did not insist on its amendment, agreed to the amendments made by the House, and made 7 further Family First amendments
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 19/10/06 Details: House agreed to further Senate amendments
     
Assent 06/11/06 Act no.: 131 - Year: 2006
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet PF367]

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  • Non-Government
FITZGIBBON, Joel, MP

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Senate
  • [sheet 5108]
JOYCE, Sen Barnaby

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  • Australian Democrats [sheet 4674]
MURRAY, Andrew

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  • Australian Democrats [sheet 4555]
MURRAY, Andrew

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  • Family First Party [sheet 5109]
FIELDING, Steve

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  • Family First Party [sheet 4680 revised]
FIELDING, Steve

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  • Government [sheet PF337]

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  • Opposition [sheet 4539 revised 6]
CONROY, Sen Stephen

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate to which the House of Representatives has disagreed

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  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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  • Schedule of the further amendments made by the Senate

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