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Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Industry, Innovation and Science

Summary

Introduced with the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2019, the bill amends the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Act 2003 to: enable the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) to recover the costs of its oversight of well operations under greenhouse gas titles by imposing a well investigation levy, an annual well levy and a well activity levy in relation to greenhouse gas wells; impose the well activity levy on submission of a five-yearly revision of a well operations management plan and remove the levy imposed on applications for approval to commence well activities; clarify that it is a compliance investigation under the Regulatory Powers (Standard Provisions) Act 2014 in relation to which a safety investigation levy or well investigation levy may be imposed; remove certain spent provisions; and remove references to specific titles of regulations, and instead enable references to the titles or provisions of regulations to be prescribed by regulations under the Act.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25/07/19  
Second reading moved 25/07/19  
Second reading debate 11/09/19  
Second reading agreed to 11/09/19  
Third reading agreed to 11/09/19  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11/09/19  
Second reading moved 11/09/19  
Second reading debate 15/10/19  
Second reading agreed to 15/10/19  
Committee of the Whole debate 16/10/19  
Third reading agreed to 16/10/19  
     
Finally passed both Houses 16/10/19  
Assent 28/10/19 Act no: 93 - Year: 2019
     

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

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Notes