Consumer Protection Legislation Amendment Bill 2013


Bill No.44

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to amend the following 14 acts which fall within the Consumer Protection portfolio.
  • the Commercial Tenancy (Retail Shops) Agreements Act 1985;
  • the Employment Agents Act 1976;
  • the Fair Trading Act 2010;
  • the Land Valuers Licensing Act 1978;
  • the Limited Partnerships Act 1909;
  • the Motor Vehicles Dealers Act 1973;
  • the Motor Vehicles Repairers Act 2003;
  • the Petroleum Products Pricing Act 1983;
  • the Real Estate and Business Agents Act 1978;
  • the Residential Parks (Long-stay Tenants) Act 2006;
  • the Residential Tenancies Act 1987;
  • the Retail Trading Hours Act 1987;
  • the Settlements Agents Act 1981; and
  • the Travel Agents Act 1985.
The amendments contained in the Bill are various in nature and include amendments to dispense with unnecessary and out-dated requirements so as to ease regulatory burden on small business; amendments which serve to facilitate more effective administration of various statues; amendments required to address anomalies in the legislation and some technical corrections.

StatusAssented to 10/09/2014
Royal Assent given 9 Oct 2014 as Act No. 23 of 2014. 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)

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Progress

Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 08/21/2014  
First Reading 08/21/2014  
Second Reading 08/21/2014  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 09/25/2014  
Third Reading 09/25/2014  


Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 10/31/2013  
First Reading 10/31/2013  
Second Reading 10/31/2013  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 08/19/2014  
Committee of the whole 08/19/2014  
Third Reading 08/20/2014