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Ending Native Forest Logging Bill 2023

2022-2023

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Ending Native Forest Logging Bill 2023

 

No.      , 2023

 

(Senator Rice)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to repeal the Regional Forest Agreements Act 2002 and to amend the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Repeal of the Regional Forest Agreements Act 2002         3

Part 1—Repeal of the Regional Forest Agreements Act 2002                 3

Regional Forest Agreements Act 2002                                                                      3

Part 2—Consequential amendments                                                                      5

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                      5

Schedule 2—Annual statements on the impact of native forest logging   6

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                      6

 

 



A Bill for an Act to repeal the Regional Forest Agreements Act 2002 and to amend the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Ending Native Forest Logging Act 2023 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this Act

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.