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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Mining, Petroleum and Water Resources) Bill 2011


Type
Private
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
WINDSOR, Tony, MP

Summary

Amends the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 to: require corporations to seek Commonwealth approval when an extractive activity may have significant impact on the water quality, structural integrity or hydraulic balance of a water resource unless exempted to do so; require the minister to declare by disallowable legislative instrument that an exemption has been granted; and impose penalties.

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 12/09/11  
Removed from the Notice Paper in accordance with (SO 42) 29/05/12  
     

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

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (15/09/2011): House Standing Committee on Agriculture, Resources, Fisheries and Forestry. Committee report (27/02/2012)
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