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Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2018

2016-2017-2018

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2018

 

No.      , 2018

 

(Industry, Innovation and Science)

 

 

 

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—Greenhouse gas storage etc.                                                                4

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     4

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                               4

Part 2—Transitional and application provisions                                             73

Schedule 2—Protection of technical information                                              74

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             74

Schedule 3—Directions given by the responsible Commonwealth Minister           80

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             80

Schedule 4—Compliance powers                                                                                81

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   81

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             81

Part 2—Application provisions                                                                               88

Schedule 5—Variation of petroleum access authority                                    89

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             89

Schedule 6—Directions by the Titles Administrator                                       90

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             90

Schedule 7—Listed NOPSEMA laws                                                                       91

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             91

Schedule 8—Fees payable to the Titles Administrator on behalf of the Commonwealth               92

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             92

Schedule 9—Functions and powers of NOPSEMA                                         93

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             93

Schedule 10—Courts                                                                                                           94

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                             94

Schedule 11—Recovery of costs and expenses                                                  100

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           100

Schedule 12—Appeals                                                                                                      102

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           102

Schedule 13—Boundary changes                                                                              103

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           103

Schedule 14—Fixed-term petroleum production licences                          105

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           105

Schedule 15—Additional NOPSEMA inspection powers relating to well integrity laws                106

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                 106

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           106

Part 2—Application provisions                                                                             139

Schedule 16—Civil penalties, enforceable undertakings, infringement notices, injunctions etc.               140

Part 1—Amendments commencing the day after Royal Assent          140

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           140

Part 2—Amendments commencing the same time as Schedule 1 commences     151

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           151

Part 3—Amendments commencing the same time as Schedule 15 commences   152

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           152

Schedule 17—Designated frontier areas                                                               153

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           153



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 is the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2018 .

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.

 

3.  Schedules 2 to 14

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 15

Immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 2.

 

5.  Schedule 16, Part 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

6.  Schedule 16, Part 2

At the same time as the provisions covered by table item 2.

 

7.  Schedule 16, Part 3

At the same time as the provisions covered by table item 4.

 

8.  Schedule 17

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

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.