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Offshore Petroleum (Royalty) Amendment Bill 2011


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

Summary

Part of a package of five bills in relation to the administration and regulation of petroleum and greenhouse gas storage operations in Commonwealth waters, the bill amends the Offshore Petroleum (Royalty) Act 2006 to replace references to ‘Designated Authority’ with ‘State Minister’ consequent on the proposed Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (National Regulator) Act 2011.

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 25/05/11  
Second reading moved 25/05/11  
Second reading debate 05/07/11  
Second reading debate 06/07/11  
Second reading agreed to 06/07/11  
Consideration in detail debate 06/07/11 Amendment details: 17 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 06/07/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/08/11  
Second reading moved 18/08/11  
Second reading debate 25/08/11  
Second reading debate 14/09/11  
Second reading agreed to 14/09/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 14/09/11  
Third reading agreed to 14/09/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 14/09/11  
Assent 14/10/11 Act no.: 110 - Year: 2011
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third 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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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet BR252]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (25/05/2011): Senate Economics Legislation Committee; Committee report (16/06/2011)
  • Referred to Committee (25/05/2011): House Standing Committee on Agriculture, Resources, Fisheries and Forestry; Committee report (04/07/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )