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Landholders’ Right to Refuse (Gas and Coal) Bill 2013


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
WATERS, Sen Larissa

Summary

The bill: provides that Australian landholders have the right to refuse the undertaking of gas and coal mining activities by corporations on food producing land without prior written authorisation; sets out the requirements of a prior written authorisation; and provides for relief which a court may grant a land owner when prior written authorisation is not provided.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 09/12/13  
Second reading moved 09/12/13  
Second reading debate 06/03/14  
Second reading negatived 06/03/14  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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

Bills Digest



Notes