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Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2016

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2016

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2016

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, page 4 (after line 6), at the end of the Schedule, add:

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

6  After subsection 49(1A)

Insert:

          (1B)  A provision of a bilateral agreement does not have any effect in relation to an action if:

                     (a)  the action includes the construction of Northern Australia economic infrastructure; and

                     (b)  financial assistance is to be granted in relation to the infrastructure under the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Act 2016 .

[limit on bilateral agreements]

7  At the end of section 49

Add:

             (4)  In this section:

Northern Australia economic infrastructure has the same meaning as in the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Act 2016 .

[limit on bilateral agreements]