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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Standards and Assurance) Bill 2021


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Portfolio
Environment

Summary

Amends the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 to: establish a framework for the making, varying, revoking and application of National Environmental Standards; and establish an Environment Assurance Commissioner to undertake monitoring or auditing of the operation of bilateral agreements with states and territories and Commonwealth processes for making and enforcing approval decisions.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25/02/21  
Second reading moved 25/02/21  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (25/02/2021): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Report due 01/06/2021
  • Considered by scrutiny committee (17/03/2021): Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills; Scrutiny Digest 5 of 2021