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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Standing) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Environment

Summary

Amends the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) to provide that only aggrieved persons (as defined by section 5 of the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977) may make an application for judicial review of decisions made under the EPBC Act.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 20/08/15  
Second reading moved 20/08/15  
Second reading debate 09/09/15  
Second reading debate 10/09/15  
Second reading agreed to 10/09/15  
Third reading agreed to 10/09/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/09/15  
Second reading moved 14/09/15  
Lapsed at prorogation 17/04/16  
     

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 (20/08/2015): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Committee report (18/11/2015)
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