Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2003

Type
Government
Portfolio
Environment and Heritage 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Introduced in conjunction with the Australian Heritage Council Bill 2002, the bill amends the
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
  to establish a Commonwealth heritage regime that will focus on matters of national significance and Commonwealth responsibility, including the: establishment of a National Heritage List and a Commonwealth Heritage List. Also contains transitional provisions in relation to places included in the current Register of the National Estate. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
27 Jun 2002Introduced and read a first time
27 Jun 2002Second reading moved
14 Nov 2002Second reading agreed to
14 Nov 2002Third reading agreed to
Senate
15 Nov 2002Introduced and read a first time
15 Nov 2002Second reading moved
05 Mar 2003Second reading debate
13 Aug 2003Second reading agreed to
14 Aug 2003Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 8 Australian Democrats agreed to
18 Aug 2003Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 100 Australian Progressive Alliance agreed to
20 Aug 2003Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 10 Government agreed to
21 Aug 2003Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
08 Sep 2003Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments


23 Sep 2003Assent

Act no.: 88

Year: 2003

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Transcript of speeches

Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
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Schedules of amendments

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Committee Information

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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