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Australian Timber Bill endorsed



Posted on 23 March 2012   |  
From NEPcon: Australia has come considerably closer to adopting a new Timber Act, after a special committee of the Australian Senate has given its full support to the Australian Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill. On 27 February, the committee released a report concluding its review of the amended draft exposure bill. It is now expected that the Bill will be passed into a law that prohibits the import of illegally logged timber products to Australia.
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