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Greater Sunrise Unitisation Agreement Implementation Bill 2004

2002-2003-2004

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greater Sunrise Unitisation Agreement Implementation Bill 2004

 

No.      , 2004

 

(Industry, Tourism and Resources)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967 and other legislation to give effect to the Greater Sunrise unitisation agreement, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

4............ Regulations......................................................................................... 3

Schedule 1—Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967                                    4

Part 1—Amendments implementing the Greater Sunrise unitisation agreement                 4

Part 2—Technical corrections                                                                                  24

Schedule 2—Amendment of other Acts                                                                  25

Petroleum Resource Rent Tax Assessment Act 1987                                            25

Radiocommunications Act 1992                                                                              30

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967 and other legislation to give effect to the Greater Sunrise unitisation agreement, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Greater Sunrise Unitisation Agreement Implementation Act 2004 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Section 4

At the same time as the provision(s) covered by table item 3.

 

3.  Schedule 1, items 1 to 86

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

 

4.  Schedule 1, items 87 and 88

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of section 4 of this Act; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of item 1 of Schedule 3 to the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Amendment Act 2003 .

 

5.  Schedule 1, items 89 to 110

At the same time as the provision(s) covered by table item 3.

 

6.  Schedule 1, Part 2

Immediately after the commencement of item 47 of Schedule 1 to the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2000 .

7 March 2000

7.  Schedule 2

At the same time as the provision(s) covered by table item 3.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

4   Regulations

             (1)  The Governor-General may make regulations in relation to transitional matters arising out of the amendments made by this Act.

             (2)  The Governor-General may make regulations making provision (including provision by way of modification or adaptation of any Act) for or in relation to matters consequential on amendments made by this Act.

             (3)  The Governor-General may make regulations that:

                     (a)  in the Minister’s opinion, are necessary or convenient for giving effect to any provision of the Greater Sunrise unitisation agreement; and

                     (b)  are not inconsistent with any amendment made by this Act.

             (4)  In this section:

Greater Sunrise unitisation agreement means the Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste relating to the Unitisation of the Sunrise and Troubadour Fields done at Dili on 6 March 2003.

Note:          In 2004, the text of the agreement was available in the Australian Treaties Database of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, accessible on the Internet through that Department’s world-wide web site.