Save Search

Text of bill | Explanatory memoranda | Second reading speeches | Proposed amendments | Schedules of amendments | Bills Digest

Bills of previous Parliaments

Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of bills homepages, the authoritative sources for verifying the progress of bills are the House of Representatives Votes and Proceedings and the Journals of the Senate.

Australian Capital Territory and Other Legislation Amendment (Water Management) Bill 2009


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Climate Change and Water

Summary

Amends the: Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988, Water Act 2007 and Canberra Water Supply (Googong Dam) Act 1974 to transfer the planning and management of all water extraction in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) from the Commonwealth to the ACT Government; Water Act 2007 to: provide that Commonwealth use of water in the Murray-Darling Basin, particularly water used at defence facilities, is taken account of through the Basin Plan; provide that the Basin Plan and water resource plans prepared by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority may adopt or incorporate matters contained in an instrument or other writing as it is in force from time to time; and clarify the definition of ‘referring State’; Water Amendment Act 2008 to clarify that the Chief Executive Officer of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority is appointed for four years from 15 December 2008; and Trade Practices Act 1974 to clarify the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s powers of delegation for its functions under rules made under the Water Act 2007.

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 19/11/09  
Second reading moved 19/11/09  
Lapsed at dissolution 19/07/10  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

MS-Word PDF HTML

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

MS-Word PDF HTML

Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
WINDSOR, Tony, MP

MS-Word PDF HTML

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes