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Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Cross-boundary Greenhouse Gas Titles and Other Measures) Bill 2019

2019-2020

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Cross-boundary Greenhouse Gas Titles and Other Measures) Bill 2020

 

No.      , 2020

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 4

Schedule 1—Cross-boundary greenhouse gas storage etc.                            5

Part 1—General amendments                                                                                    5

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                               5

Part 2—Application and transitional provisions                                           164

Part 3—Amendments contingent on the commencement of Schedule 2 to the Timor Sea Maritime Boundaries Treaty Consequential Amendments Act 2019 166

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           166

Schedule 2—Application of greenhouse gas provisions to bodies politic   168

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           168

Schedule 3—Technical amendments                                                                       170

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                 170

Division 1—General amendments                                                                         170

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           170

Division 2—Work-bid greenhouse gas assessment permits                              173

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           173

Part 2—Validation                                                                                                       175

Schedule 4—Oil pollution etc.                                                                                      176

Part 1—General amendments                                                                                176

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           176

Part 2—Amendments relating to environment plans                                 204

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           204

Part 3—Application provision                                                                               205

Part 4—Amendments contingent on the commencement of Schedule 2 to the Timor Sea Maritime Boundaries Treaty Consequential Amendments Act 2019 206

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006                           206

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Cross-boundary Greenhouse Gas Titles and Other Measures) Act 2020 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anythin g in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent .

 

2.  Schedule 1, Parts 1 and 2

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 3

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 2; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 2 to the Timor Sea Maritime Boundaries Treaty Consequential Amendments Act 2019 .

However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

4.  Schedule 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 3, Part 1, Division 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

6.  Schedule 3, Part 1, Division 2

26 July 2018.

26 July 2018

7.  Schedule 3, Part 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

8.  Schedule 4, Part 1

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) the commencement of Division 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2019 .

 

9.  Schedule 4, Part 2

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day that the provisions covered by table item 8 commenced, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

10.  Schedule 4, Part 3

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) the commencement of Division 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2019 .

 

11.  Schedule 4, Part 4

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 8; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 2 to the Timor Sea Maritime Boundaries Treaty Consequential Amendments Act 2019 .

However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.