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Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management Bill 2005


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Science and Training

Summary

Introduced with the Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management (Related Amendment) Bill 2005, the bill clarifies the Commonwealth’s power to conduct activities necessary for, or incidental to, the selection of specified Commonwealth land as a site for, and the establishment and operation of, a radioactive waste management facility and the transportation of radioactive waste to the facility. The bill also specifies three Commonwealth potential sites in the Northern Territory which are to be further investigated; and provides for the Northern Territory Government and land councils to nominate potential sites.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13/10/05  
Second reading moved 13/10/05  
Second reading agreed to 02/11/05  
Consideration in detail debate 02/11/05 Amendment details: 12 Country Liberal Party agreed to
Third reading agreed to 02/11/05  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07/11/05  
Second reading moved 07/11/05  
Second reading debate 07/12/05  
Second reading agreed to 08/12/05  
Committee of the Whole debate 08/12/05 Amendment details: 3 Country Liberal Party agreed to
Third reading agreed to 08/12/05  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 08/12/05 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Assent 14/12/05 Act no.: 145 - Year: 2005
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 4798 revised 1]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Non-Government [sheet QG352]
TOLLNER, David

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)