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Offshore Petroleum (Royalty) Bill 2006


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Offshore Petroleum (Royalty) Bill 2005



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

Summary

Part of a package of 5 bills which rewrites the legislation currently providing for the administration of Australia’s offshore petroleum resources, the bill replaces the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Royalty) Act 1967 by imposing a royalty to be payable in respect of petroleum produced in the North West Shelf project area under the proposed Offshore Petroleum Act 2005; and makes transitional arrangements.

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 23/06/05  
Second reading moved 23/06/05  
Second reading agreed to 18/08/05  
Third reading agreed to 18/08/05  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 05/09/05  
Second reading moved 05/09/05  
Second reading agreed to 27/02/06  
Third reading agreed to 01/03/06  
     
Assent 29/03/06 Act no.: 18 of 2006
     

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