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National Water Commission (Abolition) Bill 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Environment

Summary

The bill: repeals the National Water Commission Act 2004 to abolish the National Water Commission; amends the Water Act 2007 to transfer certain functions to the Productivity Commission; and provides for transitional arrangements.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/09/14  
Second reading moved 25/09/14  
     

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 (25/09/2014): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Report due 24/11/2014
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