Country Housing Bill 1997

Bill No.65

The purpose of the Bill is to -
      • to establish a new Authority (the "Country Housing Authority") to facilitate the provision of housing for farmers, their employees, retired farmers and persons engaged in certain business and operations; and
      • to repeal the Rural Housing (Assistance) Act 1976 and the Industrial Commercial Employees’ Housing Act 1973.

StatusAssented to 04/14/1998
Royal Assent given 14 Apr 1998 as Act No. 4 of 1998. 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 09/17/1997  
First Reading 09/17/1997  
Second Reading 09/18/1997  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 10/15/1997  
Consideration in Detail 10/16/1997  
Amendments adopted 10/16/1997  
Third Reading 10/21/1997  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 10/23/1997  
Second Reading 10/23/1997  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 03/11/1998  
Committee of the whole 03/12/1998  
Amendments adopted 03/12/1998  
Third Reading 03/17/1998  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Consideration of Legislative Council Message   04/01/1998 1 

1. Legislative Council amendments agreed to by the Legislative Assembly.