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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Making Marine Parks Accountable) Bill 2012


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
COLBECK, Sen Richard

Summary

Amends the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 to: require the minister, before the Governor-General declares an area of sea or an area of land and sea as a Commonwealth reserve, to establish an independent scientific reference panel, a stakeholder advisory group and to commission an independent assessment of social and economic impacts of any proposal, including any relevant compensation costing; require the minister to publish the reports of the scientific reference panel and the stakeholder advisory group; and provide that a Commonwealth reserve declaration be subject to disallowance.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/09/12  
Second reading moved 13/09/12  
Second reading debate 11/10/12  
Second reading debate 01/11/12  
Second reading debate 07/02/13  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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