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Water Amendment Bill 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water Amendment Act 2015

 

No.      , 2015

 

 

 

 

 

   



 

 

 

 

 

 

Water Amendment Act 2015

 

No.      , 2015

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Water Act 2007 to provide for a 1,500 gigalitre limit on surface water purchases, and for the purpose of allowing more flexibility with efficiency measures

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Amendment of the Water Act 2007                                                     3

Water Act 2007                                                                                                             3

Part 2—Amendment of the Basin Plan 2012                                                     6

Basin Plan 2012                                                                                                           6

 

 



 

 

Water Amendment Act 2015

No.      , 2015

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Water Act 2007 to provide for a 1,500 gigalitre limit on surface water purchases, and for the purpose of allowing more flexibility with efficiency measures

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Water Amendment 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

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions 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:          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

             (1)  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.

             (2)  The amendment of the Basin Plan 2012 under subsection (1) does not prevent the Murray-Darling Basin Authority from preparing an amendment of the Basin Plan 2012 , as so amended, under section 23B or 45 of the Water Act 2007 .