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Export Control Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2020


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Agriculture, Water and the Environment

Summary

Amends the Export Control Act 2020 to: clarify the circumstances where a fit and proper person test is required for an application to vary a registration of an establishment, or to approve an alteration of an establishment; enable the rules to prescribe circumstances where the secretary may approve or refuse to approve a notice of intention to export prescribed goods; provide the secretary with the power to prescribe requirements in the rules for determining whether to issue or to refuse to issue an export permit; enable the rules to modify how certain provisions in the Act and the Administrative Appeals Tribunals Act 1975 apply to reviewable decisions for tariff rate quotas; and enable the rules to apply matters contained in any instrument of a foreign country that sets out, or provides a method for calculating, the tariff rate quota for the importation of a kind of goods into that country.

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 11/11/20  
Second reading moved 11/11/20  
Second reading debate 02/02/21  
Second reading agreed to 02/02/21  
Third reading agreed to 02/02/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 03/02/21  
Second reading moved 03/02/21  
Second reading debate 15/02/21  
Second reading agreed to 15/02/21  
Committee of the Whole debate 15/02/21  
Third reading agreed to 15/02/21  
     
Finally passed both Houses 15/02/21  
Assent 01/03/21 Act no: 11 - Year: 2021
     

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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  • Addendum to explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 1202]
STEELE-JOHN, Sen Jordon

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (02/12/2020): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 1 of 2021
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)