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Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2010

2010

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2010

 

No.      , 2010

 

(Resources and Energy)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 , and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Functions of the Safety Authority                                                         3

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                               3

Part 2—Multiple titleholders                                                                                      7

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                               7

Part 3—Strict liability offences                                                                               14

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             14

Part 4—Functions and powers of the Joint Authority and the Designated Authority     19

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             19

Part 5—Duties of titleholders in relation to wells                                         20

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             20

Part 6—Technical correction                                                                                    32

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             32

Part 7—Listed OHS laws                                                                                          33

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             33

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 , and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Act 2010.

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 this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Parts 1 to 6

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 7

1 January 2010.

1 January 2010

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in Column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be 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.