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

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  • Environment and Heritage Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002
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
Introduced and read a first time 27 Jun 2002
Second reading moved 27 Jun 2002
Second reading agreed to 14 Nov 2002
Third reading agreed to 14 Nov 2002
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15 Nov 2002
Second reading moved 15 Nov 2002
Second reading debate 05 Mar 2003
Second reading agreed to 13 Aug 2003
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 8 Australian Democrats agreed to
14 Aug 2003
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 100 Australian Progressive Alliance agreed to
18 Aug 2003
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 10 Government agreed to
20 Aug 2003
Third reading agreed to 21 Aug 2003
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
08 Sep 2003
Assent
  • Act no.: 88
  • Year: 2003
23 Sep 2003

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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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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