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Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment Bill 2016


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

Summary

Amends the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 to validate past Joint Authority decisions to grant renewals, or extensions of the term of ‘prior usage rights’ petroleum titles, where the consent of the Minister for the Environment was not sought.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 11/02/16  
Second reading moved 11/02/16  
Second reading debate 23/02/16  
Second reading agreed to 23/02/16  
Third reading agreed to 23/02/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 23/02/16  
Second reading moved 23/02/16  
Second reading debate 24/02/16  
Second reading agreed to 24/02/16  
Committee of the Whole debate 24/02/16  
Third reading agreed to 24/02/16  
     
Finally passed both Houses 24/02/16  
Assent 29/02/16 Act no: 13 - Year: 2016
     

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)