11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 4th SESSION

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3rd Session of the 10th Parliament

The Beverage Containers Bill, 2012

An Act to provide for the establishment of the Beverage Containers Advisory Board and of a deposit and refund system for beverage containers and for related matters
This Bill seeks to provide for the establishment of the Beverage Containers Advisory Board, a deposit and refund system for prescribed sizes of beverage containers, a regime for the collection of beverage containers to reduce their disposal into the environment, thereby alleviating the pollution problem and for other related matters. The resulting Act will come into force upon Proclamation.

Bill No.: Senate Bill 5 of 2012
Introduced in: The Senate
Introduced by: Senator the Honourable Ganga Singh [Minister of the Environment and Water Resources and Leader of Government Business in the Senate]
Introduced on: 20-Nov-2012
Published in Gazette on:
Progress:
Senate
20-Nov-2012 1st Reading PDF icon (74.1 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (253.8 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Ganga Singh [Minister of the Environment and Water Resources and Leader of Government Business in the Senate]
Formatted Bill
27-Nov-2012 2nd Reading | Hansard PDF icon (180.5 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Ganga Singh [Minister of the Environment and Water Resources and Leader of Government Business in the Senate]
Sen. Faris Al-Rawi [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Rolph Balgobin [Independent Senator]
10-Jul-2013 Bill Lapsed
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