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Timor Sea Maritime Boundaries Treaty Consequential Amendments Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Resources and Northern Australia

Summary

Introduced with the Passenger Movement Charge Amendment (Timor Sea Maritime Boundaries Treaty) Bill 2019 to partially implement the Treaty Between Australia and the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste Establishing Their Maritime Boundaries in the Timor Sea (New York, 6 March 2018), the bill amends 25 Acts to: permanently delimit the continental shelf boundary and the exclusive economic zone boundary between Australia and Timor-Leste; allow for a future adjustment of the lateral continental shelf boundaries subject to specific conditions being met; and establish the Greater Sunrise Special Regime in the Special Regime Area.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 04/07/19  
Second reading moved 04/07/19  
Second reading debate 25/07/19  
Second reading agreed to 25/07/19  
Consideration in detail debate 25/07/19 Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
Third reading moved 25/07/19  
Third reading debated 25/07/19  
Third reading agreed to 25/07/19  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 29/07/19  
Second reading moved 29/07/19  
Second reading debate 29/07/19  
Second reading agreed to 29/07/19  
Third reading agreed to 29/07/19  
     
Finally passed both Houses 29/07/19  
Assent 07/08/19 Act no: 57 - Year: 2019
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Replacement explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet SM104]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)