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Lands Acquisition Legislation Amendment Bill 2008


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Finance and Deregulation

Summary

Amends the Lands Acquisition Act 1989 to: allow states and territories to administer exploration and/or mining on Commonwealth land through regulations that incorporate or adopt state/territory mining legislation; provide for a penalty regime for breaches of the regulations; enable the minister to make offers of compensation to interest holders without a claim being made; and remove the requirement for commercial acquisitions in the market of an interest in land to be tabled in Parliament. Also repeals the Lands Acquisition (Defence) Act 1968.

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 13/02/08  
Second reading moved 13/02/08  
Referred to Main Committee 19/03/08  
Second reading debate 20/03/08  
Second reading agreed to 20/03/08  
Reported from Main Committee 13/05/08  
Third reading agreed to 13/05/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/05/08  
Second reading moved 14/05/08  
Second reading debate 26/06/08  
Second reading agreed to 26/06/08  
Third reading agreed to 26/06/08  
     
Assent 12/07/08 Act no.: 82 - Year: 2008
     

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