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Water Amendment Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Agriculture and Water Resources

Summary

Amends the Water Act 2007 to: enable the minister to direct the Murray-Darling Basin Authority to prepare an amendment to the Basin Plan 2012 that is the same in effect as an amendment that has previously been disallowed by either House of the Parliament, without having to undertake consultation; and provide for transitional arrangements.

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 10/05/18  
Second reading moved 10/05/18  
Second reading debate 30/05/18  
Second reading agreed to 30/05/18  
Third reading agreed to 30/05/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/06/18  
Second reading moved 18/06/18  
Second reading debate 19/06/18  
Second reading debate 21/06/18  
Second reading debate 25/06/18  
Second reading agreed to 25/06/18  
Committee of the Whole debate 25/06/18  
Third reading agreed to 25/06/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 25/06/18  
Assent 27/06/18 Act no: 53 - Year: 2018
     

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

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 8444]
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes