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National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Introduced with the National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008, the bill establishes a National Fuelwatch Scheme to be implemented and administered by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) which requires petrol retailers to notify the ACCC of their next day’s fuel prices by 2 pm each day and maintain this notified price for a 24-hour period from 6 am the next day. Also confers compliance and enforcement powers upon the ACCC.

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 29/05/08  
Second reading moved 29/05/08  
Second reading debate 02/06/08  
Second reading debate 03/06/08  
Second reading debate 05/06/08  
Second reading agreed to 05/06/08  
Third reading agreed to 05/06/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/06/08  
Second reading moved 16/06/08  
Second reading debate 11/11/08  
Second reading debate 12/11/08  
Second reading negatived 12/11/08  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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
  • Referred to Committee (18/06/2008): Senate Economics Committee
  • Committee report (14/10/2008)