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National Radioactive Waste Management Bill 2010


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

Summary

The bill: allows a Northern Territory Land Council and other parties in a state or territory to volunteer their land for consideration as the location for a national facility for the management of radioactive waste arising from medical, industrial and research uses of radioactive material; repeals the Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management Act 2005; and makes a consequential amendment to the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977.

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 21/10/10  
Second reading moved 21/10/10  
Second reading debate 21/02/11  
Second reading agreed to 22/02/11  
Third reading agreed to 22/02/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 28/02/11  
Second reading moved 28/02/11  
Second reading debate 03/03/11  
Second reading debate 14/06/11  
Second reading debate 15/06/11  
Second reading agreed to 16/06/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 16/06/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 08/02/12  
Committee of the Whole debate 27/02/12  
Committee of the Whole debate 28/02/12  
Committee of the Whole debate 13/03/12 Amendment details: 3 Government, 1 Opposition and 2 Australian Greens agreed to
Third reading agreed to 13/03/12  
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 13/03/12  
Consideration of Senate message 14/03/12 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 14/03/12  
Assent 04/04/12 Act no.: 29 - Year: 2012
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7200]
LUDLAM, Sen Scott

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 7037]
LUDLAM, Sen Scott

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  • Government [sheet CN227]

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  • Opposition [sheet 7111]
SCULLION, Sen Nigel

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  • Opposition [sheet 6135]
SCULLION, Sen Nigel

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (21/10/2010): House Standing Committee on Climate Change, Environment and the Arts; Committee report (21/02/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )