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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment Bill 2017


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

Summary

Amends the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 to rectify an unintended consequence of the sunsetting regime established under the Legislation Act 2003 by providing that plans of management are not revoked when regulations giving effect to the enforcement provisions of the plan are repealed.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/17  
Second reading moved 15/06/17  
Second reading debate 14/08/17  
Second reading debate 15/08/17  
Second reading agreed to 15/08/17  
Third reading agreed to 15/08/17  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/08/17  
Second reading moved 16/08/17  
Second reading debate 16/08/17  
Second reading agreed to 16/08/17  
Third reading agreed to 16/08/17  
     
Finally passed both Houses 16/08/17  
Assent 23/08/17 Act no: 89 - Year: 2017
     

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