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Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

Originating house
House of Representatives
Not Proceeding
Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government


Amends the: Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983 to implement the revised Annex VI to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships to provide for the stepped reduction in the sulphur level in fuel oil used in ships; and Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) Act 2008 to create responder immunity to protect persons and organisations from liability who act reasonably and in good faith when providing assistance following a spill of fuel oil.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 03/02/10  
Second reading moved 03/02/10  
Referred to Main Committee 12/03/10  
Second reading debate 18/03/10  
Second reading agreed to 18/03/10  
Third reading agreed to 18/03/10  
Introduced and read a first time 11/05/10  
Second reading moved 11/05/10  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 28/09/10  

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest