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Maritime Legislation Amendment Bill 2012


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

Summary

Amends the Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983 to implement amendments to the Annexes to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships by: imposing restrictions on the discharge of sewage from passenger ships in special areas; revising requirements relating to the disposal by ships of garbage at sea; making the Energy Efficiency Design and the Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan mandatory for certain ships of 400 gross tonnage that are engaged in international trade; and clarifying the application of federal jurisdiction in certain parts of the territorial sea. Also repeals the Stevedoring Levy (Imposition) Act 1998 and Stevedoring Levy (Collection) Act 1998.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/06/12  
Second reading moved 27/06/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 15/08/12  
Second reading debate 15/08/12  
Second reading agreed to 15/08/12  
Reported from Federation Chamber 15/08/12  
Third reading agreed to 15/08/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/08/12  
Second reading moved 16/08/12  
Second reading debate 23/08/12  
Second reading agreed to 13/09/12  
Third reading agreed to 13/09/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 13/09/12  
Assent 25/09/12 Act no.: 140 - 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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes