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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bilateral Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014

2013-2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bilateral Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014

 

No.      , 2014

 

(Environment)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Referral of controlled actions                                                             3

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                    3

Schedule 2—Flexibility in performing assessment of controlled actions   7

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                    7

Schedule 3—Accreditation of certain State processes                                    13

Part 1—Amendments relating to water resources                                         13

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                  13

Part 2—Amendments relating to bilaterally accredited authorisation processes 14

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                  14

Schedule 4—Minor amendments of bilateral agreements                            16

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                  16

Schedule 5—Miscellaneous                                                                                              19

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                  19

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bilateral Agreement Implementation) Act 2014 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

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.