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A Bill for an Act to amend the Quarantine Proclamation 1998
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Registered 24 Jun 2009
Introduced HR 22 Jun 2009

2009

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quarantine Proclamation Amendment Bill 2009

 

 

(Mr Katter)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Quarantine Proclamation 1998

  

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                               1

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 1

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1 - Amendment of the Quarantine Proclamation 1998                2

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to make amend the Quarantine Proclamation 1998

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

Part 1—Preliminary

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Quarantine Proclamation Amendment Bill 2009.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3  Schedule(s)

                   The Quarantine Proclamation 1998 is amended as set out in item 1 in Schedule 1.


 

Schedule 1 - Amendment of the Quarantine Proclamation 1998

1 After paragraph 70(ba)

Insert:

                                

                   (bb) for a permit to import fruit and vegetables – must consider:

(i)    the social and economic impacts to Australian industry, farmers, contractors and farm employees of the importation; and

(ii)   the environmental, social and economic impacts on all Australians and the environment if diseases were to be spread as a result of the importation; and