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Australian Capital Territory Water Management Legislation Amendment Bill 2013

2010-2011-2012-2013

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australian Capital Territory Water Management Legislation Amendment Bill 2013

 

No.      , 2013

 

(Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to the management and regulation of water resources by the Australian Capital Territory, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988              4

Schedule 2—Water Act 2007                                                                                           6

Schedule 3—Canberra Water Supply (Googong Dam) Act 1974             8

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to the management and regulation of water resources by the Australian Capital Territory, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Australian Capital Territory Water Management Legislation Amendment Act 2013 .

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

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

3.  Schedule 2, item 1

21 November 2012.

21 November 2012.

4.  Schedule 2, item 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 2, item 3

21 November 2012.

21 November 2012.

6.  Schedule 2, items 4 to 7

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

7.  Schedule 3

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

Note 1:       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.

Note 2:       Items 1 and 3 of Schedule 2 to this Act amend provisions of the Water Act 2007 that concern the Basin Plan under that Act (see items 3 and 5 of the table). The Basin Plan was adopted on 22 November 2012.

             (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.