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Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Bill 2003


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Industry, Tourism and Resources

Summary

Introduced with the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Amendment Bill 2003, the bill imposes levies (a safety investigation levy, a safety case levy and a pipeline safety management plan levy) on the operators of facilities engaged in the exploration, development and production of offshore petroleum. The levies will be used to fund the regulatory activities of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety Authority. Also contains a regulation-making power.

Progress of bill

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

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 17/09/03  
Second reading moved 17/09/03  
Second reading agreed to 13/10/03  
Third reading agreed to 13/10/03  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/10/03  
Second reading moved 14/10/03  
Second reading agreed to 15/10/03  
Third reading agreed to 25/11/03  
     
Assent 04/12/03 Act no.: 117 of 2003
     

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

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Notes