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Gene Technology Bill 2005

Bill No. 019
Long Title The purpose of the Bill is to establish the Western Australian component of a national regulatory scheme for activities involving gene technology and genetically modified organisms. The regulatory framework will operate in conjunction with other Commonwealth and state regulatory schemes relevant to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and GM products. These include the existing schemes for the regulation of foods, therapeutic goods, agricultural and veterinary chemicals, and industrial chemicals.
Status Assented to
Royal Assent given 9 Jun 2006 as Act No. 20 of 2006. This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation (see Assent and Commencement information for Acts)
Current Bill
Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 04/07/2005  
First Reading 04/07/2005  
Second Reading 04/07/2005  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 05/05/2005  
Consideration in Detail 05/05/2005  
Amendments adopted 05/05/2005  
Third Reading 05/05/2005  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 05/17/2005  
First Reading 05/17/2005  
Second Reading 05/17/2005  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 05/10/2006  
Committee of the whole 05/25/2006  
Third Reading 05/31/2006