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Water Legislation Amendment (Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment) Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Portfolio
Agriculture and Water Resources

Summary

Amends the Basin Plan 2012 to provide for a second notification of sustainable diversion limit adjustment measures by 30 June 2017 to enable basin jurisdictions to develop and notify new projects to augment the first package of measures notified on 5 May 2016 by the Basin Officials Committee to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority.

Progress of bill

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

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/09/16  
Second reading moved 15/09/16  
Second reading debate 08/11/16  
Second reading agreed to 08/11/16  
Third reading agreed to 08/11/16  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 08/11/16  
Second reading moved 09/11/16  
Second reading debate 09/11/16  
Second reading agreed to 09/11/16  
Third reading agreed to 09/11/16  
     
Finally passed both Houses 09/11/16  
Assent 23/11/16 Act no: 72 - 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)