Shop Trading Hours Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill amends the Shop Trading Hours Act Repeal Act 1990 to grant territorial authorities a limited power to create bylaws that allow shop trading on Easter Sunday, and enable shop workers to refuse work on Easter Sunday.

Current status

Royal Assent given 29 August 2016.
Enacted as the Shop Trading Hours Amendment Act 2016 (16/39)

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill



All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 51
Ref 81-2
Introduced 22 October 2015
First reading 3 November 2015
Select Committee Commerce Committee
Public submissions due 21 January 2016
Second reading 28 June 2016
Committee of the whole House 17 August 2016
Third reading 25 August 2016
Royal Assent 29 August 2016
Enacted as Shop Trading Hours Amendment Act 2016 (16/39)
Divided No

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