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Schedule 1—Well activity levy

Schedule 1 Well activity levy

Part 1 Amendments commencing on the day after Royal Assent

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Act 2003

1  Paragraph 10C(1)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  a person makes an application to NOPSEMA, under Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011 , for acceptance of a well operations management plan; and

2  Subsection 10C(5)

Repeal the subsection.

3  Paragraph 10D(1)(a)

Omit “either”, substitute “any of the following subparagraphs applies”.

4  Subparagraph 10D(1)(a)(i)

Omit “or” (last occurring).

5  Subparagraph 10D(1)(a)(ii)

Omit “Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011 ”, substitute “Part 5 of the old Resource Management and Administration Regulations”.

6  Subparagraph 10D(1)(a)(ii)

Omit “and” (last occurring).

7  At the end of paragraph 10D(1)(a)

Add:

                            (iii)  a person makes an application to NOPSEMA, under the regulations of a State or Territory that substantially correspond to Part 5 of the old Resource Management and Administration Regulations, for acceptance of a well operations management plan; and

8  Paragraph 10D(5)(a)

Omit “Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011 ”, substitute “Part 5 of the old Resource Management and Administration Regulations”.

9  Subsection 10D(6)

Insert:

old Resource Management and Administration Regulations means the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011 , as in force before the commencement of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislation Amendment (Well Operations) Regulation 2015 .

10  Application of amendments

(1)       The amendments of section 10C of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Act 2003 made by this Schedule apply in relation to an application made to NOPSEMA after the commencement of this item.

(2)       The amendments of section 10D of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Act 2003 made by this Part, so far as they relate to an application made to NOPSEMA, apply in relation to an application made to NOPSEMA after the commencement of this item.

Part 2 Amendments commencing on a day to be fixed by Proclamation

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Act 2003

11  Paragraph 10C(1)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  either:

                              (i)  a person makes an application to NOPSEMA, under Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011 , for acceptance of a well operations management plan; or

                             (ii)  a person submits to NOPSEMA, under regulation 5.13 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011 , a proposed revision of a well operations management plan; and

12  At the end of subsection 10C(1)

Add “or submission”.

13  Subsection 10C(4)

After “application”, insert “or submission”.

14  Subparagraph 10D(1)(a)(iii)

Omit “and” (last occurring).

15  At the end of paragraph 10D(1)(a)

Add:

                            (iv)  a person submits to NOPSEMA, under a regulation of a State or Territory that substantially corresponds to regulation 5.13 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011 , a proposed revision of a well operations management plan; and

16  At the end of subsection 10D(1)

Add “or submission”.

17  Subsection 10D(4)

After “application”, insert “or submission”.

18  Application of amendments

(1)       The amendments of section 10C of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Act 2003 made by this Part, so far as they relate to an application to NOPSEMA, apply in relation to an application made to NOPSEMA after the commencement of this item.

(2)       The amendments of sections 10C and 10D of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Act 2003 made by this Part, so far as they relate to a submission to NOPSEMA of a proposed revision of a well operations management plan, apply in relation to a submission made to NOPSEMA after the commencement of this item.