Industrial Hemp Amendment Bill 2018

Bill No.66

SynopsisA Bill to -
  • amend the Industrial Hemp Act 2004 to increase the permitted level of tetrahydrocannabinol in industrial hemp to no more than 1%; and
  • consequentially amend the Misuse of Drugs Act 1981.

StatusAssented to 08/28/2018
Royal Assent given 28 Aug 2018 as Act No. 15 of 2018. Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 08/22/2018  
First Reading 08/22/2018  
Second Reading 08/22/2018  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 08/23/2018  
Third Reading 08/23/2018  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 04/11/2018  
First Reading 04/11/2018  
Second Reading 04/11/2018  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 08/21/2018  
Third Reading 08/21/2018