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Stop Dumping on the Great Barrier Reef Bill 2014


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

Summary

Amends the Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981 to: prohibit offshore dumping of dredge spoil within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area; and provide that dumping which has been approved after 9 December 2013 cannot proceed.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 04/09/14  
Second reading moved 04/09/14  
     

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