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Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Matters) Bill 2015

2013-2014-2015

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Matters) Bill 2015

 

No.      , 2015

 

 

 

 

 

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............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Extension of the terms of permits and leases etc.                             3

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                           3

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                               3

Division 2—Application provisions                                                                         9

Part 2—Automatic revocation of a petroleum exploration permit to the extent to which it relates to a block not taken up etc.                                                                                            10

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             10

Part 3—Revocation of locations                                                                              15

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         15

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             15

Division 2—Application provisions                                                                       17

Part 4—Changes to the boundary of the coastal waters of a State or Territory       19

Division 1—Amendments commencing on 20 June 2014                                 19

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             19

Division 2—Amendments commencing on the day after Royal Assent          20

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             20

Part 5—National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority               50

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             50

 



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 Amendment (Miscellaneous Matters) Act 2015 .

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

Provisions

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, 2 and 3

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 4, Division 1

20 June 2014.

20 June 2014

4.  Schedule 1, Part 4, Division 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 1, Part 5

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Act 2015 .

 

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   Schedules

                   Legislation 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.