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National Water Commission (Abolition) Bill 2015


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National Water Commission (Abolition) Bill 2014



Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Reps
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  
Second reading debate 02/12/14  
Second reading debate 03/12/14  
Second reading debate 13/05/15  
Second reading agreed to 13/05/15  
Committee of the Whole debate 13/05/15 Amendment details: 8 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 13/05/15  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 14/05/15  
Second reading moved 26/05/15  
Second reading debate 26/05/15  
Second reading agreed to 26/05/15  
Third reading agreed to 26/05/15  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet ZA379 revised]

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  • Government [sheet ZA379]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (25/09/2014): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Committee report (24/11/2014)
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