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representatives vote 2011-08-24#5

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:19:22

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  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2011-08-24.84.1 motion] to read the bill for a second time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through [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.
  • One member of parliament, Nationals MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Tony_Crook&mpc=O%26%2339%3BConnor&house=representatives Tony Crook], rebelled and crossed the floor to vote 'aye' with the Government.(Read more about what it means to rebel in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree FAQ Section]. )
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill was introduced with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4613 Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011] to amend the ''Trade Marks Act 1995''(Read more about trade mark law in Australia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_trade_mark_law here]. ) to ensure "that regulations may be made in relation to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging plain packaging] of tobacco so that businesses are not prevented from registering new [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trade_mark trade marks] or from protecting trade marks against infringement".(Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4614 here]. ) If these two bills succeed, Australia will be the first country in the world to introduce plain packaging.(Read more about plain packaging [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging here], and more about the government's reasons for introducing the bills [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-06/roxon-introduces-plain-packaging-bill/2784492 here].)
  • References
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2011-08-24.84.1) to read the bill for a second time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through [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.
  • One member of parliament, Nationals MP [Tony Crook](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Tony_Crook&mpc=O%26%2339%3BConnor&house=representatives), rebelled and crossed the floor to vote 'aye' with the Government.(Read more about what it means to rebel in our [FAQ Section](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree). )
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The bill was introduced with the [Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4613) to amend the _Trade Marks Act 1995_(Read more about trade mark law in Australia [here](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_trade_mark_law). ) to ensure "that regulations may be made in relation to the [plain packaging](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging) of tobacco so that businesses are not prevented from registering new [trade marks](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trade_mark) or from protecting trade marks against infringement".(Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest, [here](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4614). ) If these two bills succeed, Australia will be the first country in the world to introduce plain packaging.(Read more about plain packaging [here](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging), and more about the government's reasons for introducing the bills [here](http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-06/roxon-introduces-plain-packaging-bill/2784492).)
  • References
representatives vote 2011-08-24#5

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:21

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Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2011-08-24.84.1 motion] to read the bill for a second time.(Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through [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.
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2011-08-24.84.1 motion] to read the bill for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill.
  • One member of parliament, Nationals MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Tony_Crook&mpc=O%26%2339%3BConnor&house=representatives Tony Crook], rebelled and crossed the floor to vote 'aye' with the Government.[2]
  • One member of parliament, Nationals MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Tony_Crook&mpc=O%26%2339%3BConnor&house=representatives Tony Crook], rebelled and crossed the floor to vote 'aye' with the Government.(Read more about what it means to rebel in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree FAQ Section]. )
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill was introduced with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4613 Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011] to amend the ''Trade Marks Act 1995''[3] to ensure "that regulations may be made in relation to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging plain packaging] of tobacco so that businesses are not prevented from registering new [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trade_mark trade marks] or from protecting trade marks against infringement".[4] If these two bills succeed, Australia will be the first country in the world to introduce plain packaging.[5]
  • The bill was introduced with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4613 Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011] to amend the ''Trade Marks Act 1995''(Read more about trade mark law in Australia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_trade_mark_law here]. ) to ensure "that regulations may be made in relation to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging plain packaging] of tobacco so that businesses are not prevented from registering new [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trade_mark trade marks] or from protecting trade marks against infringement".(Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4614 here]. ) If these two bills succeed, Australia will be the first country in the world to introduce plain packaging.(Read more about plain packaging [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging here], and more about the government's reasons for introducing the bills [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-06/roxon-introduces-plain-packaging-bill/2784492 here].)
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about what it means to rebel in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree FAQ Section].
  • * [3] Read more about trade mark law in Australia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_trade_mark_law here].
  • * [4] Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4614 here].
  • * [5] Read more about plain packaging [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging here], and more about the government's reasons for introducing the bills [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-06/roxon-introduces-plain-packaging-bill/2784492 here].
representatives vote 2011-08-24#5

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-17 18:14:43

Title

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2011-08-24.84.1 motion] to read the bill for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill.
  • One member of parliament, Nationals MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Tony_Crook&mpc=O%26%2339%3BConnor&house=representatives Tony Crook], rebelled and crossed the floor to vote 'aye' with the Government.[2]
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill was introduced with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4613 Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011] to amend the ''Trade Marks Act 1995'' to ensure "that regulations may be made in relation to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging plain packaging] of tobacco so that businesses are not prevented from registering new [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trade_mark trade marks] or from protecting trade marks against infringement".[3] If these two bills succeed, Australia will be the first country in the world to introduce plain packaging.[4]
  • The bill was introduced with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4613 Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011] to amend the ''Trade Marks Act 1995''[3] to ensure "that regulations may be made in relation to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging plain packaging] of tobacco so that businesses are not prevented from registering new [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trade_mark trade marks] or from protecting trade marks against infringement".[4] If these two bills succeed, Australia will be the first country in the world to introduce plain packaging.[5]
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about what it means to rebel in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree FAQ Section].
  • * [3] Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4614 here].
  • * [4] Read more about plain packaging [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging here], and more about the government's reasons for introducing the bills [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-06/roxon-introduces-plain-packaging-bill/2784492 here].
  • * [3] Read more about trade mark law in Australia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_trade_mark_law here].
  • * [4] Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4614 here].
  • * [5] Read more about plain packaging [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging here], and more about the government's reasons for introducing the bills [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-06/roxon-introduces-plain-packaging-bill/2784492 here].
representatives vote 2011-08-24#5

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-17 18:12:13

Title

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2011-08-24.84.1 motion] to read the bill for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill.
  • One member of parliament, Nationals MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Tony_Crook&mpc=O%26%2339%3BConnor&house=representatives Tony Crook], rebelled and crossed the floor to vote 'aye' with the Government.[2]
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill was introduced with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4613 Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011] to amend the ''Trade Marks Act 1995'' to ensure "that regulations may be made in relation to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging plain packaging] of tobacco so that businesses are not prevented from registering new trade marks or from protecting trade marks against infringement".[3] If these two bills succeed, Australia will be the first country in the world to introduce plain packaging.[4]
  • The bill was introduced with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4613 Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011] to amend the ''Trade Marks Act 1995'' to ensure "that regulations may be made in relation to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging plain packaging] of tobacco so that businesses are not prevented from registering new [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trade_mark trade marks] or from protecting trade marks against infringement".[3] If these two bills succeed, Australia will be the first country in the world to introduce plain packaging.[4]
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about what it means to rebel in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree FAQ Section].
  • * [3] Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4614 here].
  • * [4] Read more about plain packaging [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging here], and more about the government's reasons for introducing the bills [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-06/roxon-introduces-plain-packaging-bill/2784492 here].
representatives vote 2011-08-24#5

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-17 18:08:16

Title

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2011-08-24.84.1 motion] to read the bill for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill.
  • One member of parliament, Nationals MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Tony_Crook&mpc=O%26%2339%3BConnor&house=representatives Tony Crook], rebelled and crossed the floor to vote 'aye' with the Government.[2]
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill was introduced with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4613 Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011] to amend the ''Trade Marks Act 1995'' to ensure "that regulations may be made in relation to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging plain packaging] of tobacco so that businesses are not prevented from registering new trade marks or from protecting trade marks against infringement".[3] If these two bills succeed, Australia will be the first country in the world to introduce plain packaging.[4]
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about what it means to rebel in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree FAQ Section].
  • * [3] Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bill digest, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4614 here].
  • * [3] Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bills digest, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4614 here].
  • * [4] Read more about plain packaging [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging here], and more about the government's reasons for introducing the bills [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-06/roxon-introduces-plain-packaging-bill/2784492 here].
representatives vote 2011-08-24#5

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-17 18:07:16

Title

Description

  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2011-08-24.84.1 motion] to read the bill for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill.
  • One member of parliament, Nationals MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Tony_Crook&mpc=O%26%2339%3BConnor&house=representatives Tony Crook], rebelled and crossed the floor to vote 'aye' with the Government.[2]
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill was introduced with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4613 Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011] to amend the ''Trade Marks Act 1995'' to ensure "that regulations may be made in relation to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging plain packaging] of tobacco so that businesses are not prevented from registering new trade marks or from protecting trade marks against infringement". If these two bills succeed, Australia will be the first country in the world to introduce plain packaging.[3]
  • The bill was introduced with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4613 Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011] to amend the ''Trade Marks Act 1995'' to ensure "that regulations may be made in relation to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging plain packaging] of tobacco so that businesses are not prevented from registering new trade marks or from protecting trade marks against infringement".[3] If these two bills succeed, Australia will be the first country in the world to introduce plain packaging.[4]
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about what it means to rebel in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree FAQ Section].
  • * [3] Read more about plain packaging [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging here], and more about the government's reasons for introducing the bills [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-06/roxon-introduces-plain-packaging-bill/2784492 here].
  • * [3] Read more about the bill, including its explanatory memorandum and bill digest, [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4614 here].
  • * [4] Read more about plain packaging [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging here], and more about the government's reasons for introducing the bills [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-06/roxon-introduces-plain-packaging-bill/2784492 here].
representatives vote 2011-08-24#5

Edited by mackay

on 2014-04-17 18:05:26

Title

  • Bills — Trade Marks Amendment (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Bill 2011; Second Reading
  • Trade Marks Amendment (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Bill 2011 - Second Reading - Read a second time

Description

  • <p class="motion-notice motion-notice-notext">No motion text available</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2011-08-24.84.1 motion] to read the bill for a second time.[1] This means that the majority agree with the main idea of the bill.
  • One member of parliament, Nationals MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Tony_Crook&mpc=O%26%2339%3BConnor&house=representatives Tony Crook], rebelled and crossed the floor to vote 'aye' with the Government.[2]
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill was introduced with the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r4613 Tobacco Plain Packaging Bill 2011] to amend the ''Trade Marks Act 1995'' to ensure "that regulations may be made in relation to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging plain packaging] of tobacco so that businesses are not prevented from registering new trade marks or from protecting trade marks against infringement". If these two bills succeed, Australia will be the first country in the world to introduce plain packaging.[3]
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about the stages that a bill must pass through [http://www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/making-a-law.html here].
  • * [2] Read more about what it means to rebel in our [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/faq.php#rebelandfree FAQ Section].
  • * [3] Read more about plain packaging [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_packaging here], and more about the government's reasons for introducing the bills [http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-06/roxon-introduces-plain-packaging-bill/2784492 here].