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Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Bill 2010


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Infrastructure and Transport

Summary

Amends the: Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983 to implement the revised Annex VI to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships to provide for the stepped reduction in the sulphur level in fuel oil used in ships; and Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) Act 2008 to create responder immunity to protect persons and organisations from liability who act reasonably and in good faith when providing assistance following a spill of fuel oil.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 30/09/10  
Second reading moved 30/09/10  
Referred to Main Committee 18/10/10  
Second reading debate 19/10/10  
Second reading agreed to 19/10/10  
Reported from Main Committee 20/10/10  
Third reading agreed to 20/10/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/10/10  
Second reading moved 25/10/10  
Second reading debate 25/10/10  
Second reading agreed to 25/10/10  
Third reading agreed to 25/10/10  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 25/10/10  
Assent 09/11/10 Act no.: 116 - Year: 2010
     

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