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Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Bill 2018


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 Annex V of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships by: requiring the master of a ship to have a written declaration made by the shipper in relation to the nature of the cargoes on board prior to discharging the residue of those cargoes; and updating certain references; and Protection of the Sea (Shipping Levy Collection) Act 1981 to remove the need for regulations to prescribe the manner in which a protection of the sea levy notice may be served in particular circumstances.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 28/02/18  
Second reading moved 28/02/18  
Second reading debate 09/05/18  
Second reading agreed to 09/05/18  
Third reading agreed to 09/05/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09/05/18  
Second reading moved 09/05/18  
Second reading debate 10/05/18  
Second reading agreed to 10/05/18  
Third reading agreed to 10/05/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 10/05/18  
Assent 22/05/18 Act no: 40 - Year: 2018
     

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
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)