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A Bill for an Act to amend the Export Control Act 1982, and for related purposes
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Registered 14 Feb 2019
Introduced Senate 13 Feb 2019
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2016‑2017‑2018‑2019

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Export Control Amendment (Banning Cotton Exports to Ensure Water Security) Bill 2019

 

No.      , 2019

 

(Senator Patrick)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Export Control Act 1982, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Export Control Act 1982                                                                                            3

 

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Export Control Act 1982, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Export Control Amendment (Banning Cotton Exports to Ensure Water Security) Act 2019.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1. The whole of this Act

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3  Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Export Control Act 1982

1  After section 7

Insert:

7AA  Prohibition of the export of cotton

             (1)  In this section:

start time means the start of the day 3 years after the day this section commences.

             (2)  At and after the start time, the regulations are taken to have:

                     (a)  declared that cotton grown in Australia is a prescribed good; and

                     (b)  prohibited absolutely the export of cotton grown in Australia.