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Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Significant Incident Directions) Bill 2011


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

Summary

Amends the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 to enable the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority to issue a direction to require a petroleum titleholder to remediate the effects of a significant offshore petroleum incident within a title area that has caused, or may cause, an escape of petroleum.

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 21/09/11  
Second reading moved 21/09/11  
Referred to Main Committee 21/11/11  
Second reading debate 22/11/11  
Second reading agreed to 22/11/11  
Reported from Main Committee 23/11/11  
Third reading agreed to 23/11/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07/02/12  
Second reading moved 07/02/12  
Second reading debate 09/02/12  
Second reading agreed to 09/02/12  
Third reading agreed to 09/02/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 09/02/12  
Assent 06/03/12 Act no.: 2 of 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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (22/09/2011): House Standing Committee on Climate Change, Environment and the Arts; Committee report (21/11/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )