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Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Amendment (Polar Code) Bill 2017


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Infrastructure and Regional Development

Summary

Amends the Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983 to implement amendments to Annexes I, II, IV and V of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships to restrict the discharge of oil, noxious liquid substances, sewage and garbage from certain ships operating in polar waters.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 16/02/17  
Second reading moved 16/02/17  
Second reading debate 28/03/17  
Second reading agreed to 28/03/17  
Third reading agreed to 28/03/17  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 29/03/17  
Second reading moved 29/03/17  
Second reading debate 11/05/17  
Second reading agreed to 11/05/17  
Third reading agreed to 11/05/17  
     
Finally passed both Houses 11/05/17  
Assent 19/05/17 Act no: 40 - Year: 2017
     

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)