Forest Products Bill 1999


Bill No.76

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to establish the Forest Products Commission as the body which will be responsible for contracting for the harvesting of forest products on public land and for selling those products. It will also have similar responsibilities with respect to timber sharefarming agreements entered into under section 34B of the Conservation and Land Management Act 1984 if harvesting or sale of forest products is provided for under such an agreement.

The Forest Products Commission will effectively take over the commercial responsibilities that the Department of Conservation and Land Management presently has with respect to the harvesting and sale of forest products and matters related to the forest products industry.

StatusLegislative Council Second Reading Agreed 05/30/2000
This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation

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Progress

Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 11/25/1999  
First Reading 11/25/1999  
Second Reading 11/25/1999 1 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 03/16/2000  
Consideration in Detail 03/22/2000  
Amendments adopted 04/04/2000  
Third Reading 04/05/2000  


Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 04/06/2000  
Second Reading 04/06/2000  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 05/30/2000 3 


Notes
1. Explanatory memorandum provided.
2. Proforma amendments made to the Bill.
3. The Committee is to report back by June 20 2000.