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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Cost Recovery) Bill 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Environment

Summary

Amends the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 to: enable the minister to set fees for environmental impact assessments and for the assessment and approval of certain action management plans; and provide for administrative requirements for applications, processes for payment and for refunds, exemptions and waivers.

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 14/05/14  
Second reading moved 14/05/14  
Second reading debate 28/05/14  
Second reading agreed to 28/05/14  
Third reading agreed to 28/05/14  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/06/14  
Second reading moved 16/06/14  
Second reading debate 24/06/14  
Second reading agreed to 24/06/14  
Third reading agreed to 24/06/14  
     
Finally passed both Houses 24/06/14  
Assent 30/06/14 Act no.: 75 - Year: 2014
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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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

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (15/05/2014): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Committee report (23/06/2014)
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)