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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment (Authority Governance and Other Matters) Bill 2017

2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment (Authority Governance and Other Matters) Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

(Environment and Energy)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Authority governance                                                                             3

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                          3

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975                                                               3

Part 2—Consequential amendments                                                                     16

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                  16

Part 3—Application and transitional provisions                                             17

Schedule 2—Powers of zoning plans and plans of management             19

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   19

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975                                                             19

Part 2—Application and transitional provisions                                             21

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment (Authority Governance and Other Matters) Act 2017 .

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 12 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

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.