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representatives vote 2008-06-05#8

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:18:26

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  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2008-06-05.108.2 motion] that the bill be read for a second time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. ) This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill and that the House can now discuss it in more detail.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • This [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3020 bill] was introduced along with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008] to establish a National Fuelwatch Scheme, which would be created and administered by by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Competition_and_Consumer_Commission Australian Competition and Consumer Commission] (ACCC).(Read more about the Scheme on ABC News [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2008-04-15/rudd-announces-national-fuelwatch-scheme/2404478 here]. ) The National Fuelwatch Scheme would require petrol retailers "to notify the ACCC of their next day’s fuel prices by 2 pm each day and maintain this notified price for a 24-hour period from 6 am the next day".(Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 here]. )
  • The National Fuelwatch Scheme was proposed in response to an ACCC inquiry into the price of unleaded petrol, which found that:
  • * there is an imbalance in fuel pricing information between petrol retailers and consumers at the retail level; and
  • * consumers' capacity to take advantage of the lowest prices is limited by intraday fuel price changes (sometimes as often as three or four times per day).(Read more about the ACCC's inquiry in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr3019_ems_7c9ee5e4-6a46-4617-a7e2-0a43639971aa%22 explanatory memorandum].)
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2008-06-05.108.2) that the bill be read for a second time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [here](http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html). ) This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill and that the House can now discuss it in more detail.
  • _Background to the bill_
  • This [bill](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3020) was introduced along with the [National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019) to establish a National Fuelwatch Scheme, which would be created and administered by by the [Australian Competition and Consumer Commission](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Competition_and_Consumer_Commission) (ACCC).(Read more about the Scheme on ABC News [here](http://www.abc.net.au/news/2008-04-15/rudd-announces-national-fuelwatch-scheme/2404478). ) The National Fuelwatch Scheme would require petrol retailers "to notify the ACCC of their next day’s fuel prices by 2 pm each day and maintain this notified price for a 24-hour period from 6 am the next day".(Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum, [here](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019). )
  • The National Fuelwatch Scheme was proposed in response to an ACCC inquiry into the price of unleaded petrol, which found that:
  • - there is an imbalance in fuel pricing information between petrol retailers and consumers at the retail level; and
  • - consumers' capacity to take advantage of the lowest prices is limited by intraday fuel price changes (sometimes as often as three or four times per day).(Read more about the ACCC's inquiry in the [explanatory memorandum](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr3019_ems_7c9ee5e4-6a46-4617-a7e2-0a43639971aa%22).)
representatives vote 2008-06-05#8

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:15

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  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2008-06-05.108.2 motion] that the bill be read for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill and that the House can now discuss it in more detail.
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2008-06-05.108.2 motion] that the bill be read for a second time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here]. ) This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill and that the House can now discuss it in more detail.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • This [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3020 bill] was introduced along with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008] to establish a National Fuelwatch Scheme, which would be created and administered by by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Competition_and_Consumer_Commission Australian Competition and Consumer Commission] (ACCC).[2] The National Fuelwatch Scheme would require petrol retailers "to notify the ACCC of their next day’s fuel prices by 2 pm each day and maintain this notified price for a 24-hour period from 6 am the next day".[3]
  • This [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3020 bill] was introduced along with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008] to establish a National Fuelwatch Scheme, which would be created and administered by by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Competition_and_Consumer_Commission Australian Competition and Consumer Commission] (ACCC).(Read more about the Scheme on ABC News [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2008-04-15/rudd-announces-national-fuelwatch-scheme/2404478 here]. ) The National Fuelwatch Scheme would require petrol retailers "to notify the ACCC of their next day’s fuel prices by 2 pm each day and maintain this notified price for a 24-hour period from 6 am the next day".(Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 here]. )
  • The National Fuelwatch Scheme was proposed in response to an ACCC inquiry into the price of unleaded petrol, which found that:
  • * there is an imbalance in fuel pricing information between petrol retailers and consumers at the retail level; and
  • * consumers' capacity to take advantage of the lowest prices is limited by intraday fuel price changes (sometimes as often as three or four times per day).[4]
  • * consumers' capacity to take advantage of the lowest prices is limited by intraday fuel price changes (sometimes as often as three or four times per day).(Read more about the ACCC's inquiry in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr3019_ems_7c9ee5e4-6a46-4617-a7e2-0a43639971aa%22 explanatory memorandum].)
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about the Scheme on ABC News [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2008-04-15/rudd-announces-national-fuelwatch-scheme/2404478 here].
  • * [3] Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 here].
  • * [4] Read more about the ACCC's inquiry in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr3019_ems_7c9ee5e4-6a46-4617-a7e2-0a43639971aa%22 explanatory memorandum].
representatives vote 2008-06-05#8

Edited by mackay

on 2014-08-20 11:05:58

Title

  • National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008 — Second Reading - Read a second time
  • National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008 — Second Reading Read a second time

Description

representatives vote 2008-06-05#8

Edited by mackay

on 2014-08-20 11:05:46

Title

  • National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008 — Second Reading
  • National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008 — Second Reading - Read a second time

Description

  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That this bill be now read a second time.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2008-06-05.108.2 motion] that the bill be read for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill and that the House can now discuss it in more detail.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • This [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3020 bill] was introduced along with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 National Fuelwatch (Empowering Consumers) Bill 2008] to establish a National Fuelwatch Scheme, which would be created and administered by by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Competition_and_Consumer_Commission Australian Competition and Consumer Commission] (ACCC).[2] The National Fuelwatch Scheme would require petrol retailers "to notify the ACCC of their next day’s fuel prices by 2 pm each day and maintain this notified price for a 24-hour period from 6 am the next day".[3]
  • The National Fuelwatch Scheme was proposed in response to an ACCC inquiry into the price of unleaded petrol, which found that:
  • * there is an imbalance in fuel pricing information between petrol retailers and consumers at the retail level; and
  • * consumers' capacity to take advantage of the lowest prices is limited by intraday fuel price changes (sometimes as often as three or four times per day).[4]
  • ''References''
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through to become law [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about the Scheme on ABC News [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2008-04-15/rudd-announces-national-fuelwatch-scheme/2404478 here].
  • * [3] Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r3019 here].
  • * [4] Read more about the ACCC's inquiry in the [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr3019_ems_7c9ee5e4-6a46-4617-a7e2-0a43639971aa%22 explanatory memorandum].