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.

Maritime Legislation Amendment Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Infrastructure and Transport

Summary

Amends the: Navigation Act 1912 to create offences for: negligently operating a vessel in Australia’s waters in a manner that causes pollution or damage to the marine environment; and failure to report an incident by a ship in a mandatory reporting area; Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983 to increase and extend penalties for reckless or negligent discharge of oil or oil residues by ships; and proposed Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Amendment (Oils in the Antarctic Area) Act 2011 to repeal certain items.

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 22/09/11  
Second reading moved 22/09/11  
Referred to Main Committee 11/10/11  
Second reading debate 12/10/11  
Second reading agreed to 12/10/11  
Reported from Main Committee 12/10/11  
Third reading agreed to 12/10/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/10/11  
Second reading moved 13/10/11  
Second reading debate 10/11/11  
Second reading agreed to 10/11/11  
Third reading agreed to 21/11/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 21/11/11  
Assent 04/12/11 Act no.: 167 - Year: 2011
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

MS-Word PDF HTML
  • As passed by both Houses

MS-Word PDF HTML

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

MS-Word PDF HTML

Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes