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Environment and Infrastructure Legislation Amendment (Stop Adani) Bill 2017


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
WATERS, Sen Larissa

Summary

Amends the: Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 to impose additional obligations on the minister in making decisions on approvals and conditions; and Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility Act 2016 to: require the Northern Australian Infrastructure Facility to assess whether an entity is a suitable person for the purposes of providing financial assistance for Northern Australia economic infrastructure; and provide that, in undertaking an assessment, the facility consults with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the Australian Crime Commission. Also provides for a review of certain existing approvals under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 in relation to the Adani group.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/06/17  
Second reading moved 13/06/17  
Second reading debate 15/06/17  
Second reading debate 19/10/17  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (22/06/2017): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Committee report (14/09/2017)
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