Murray-Darling Basin Amendment Bill 2003

Type
Government
Portfolio
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the
Murray-Darling Basin Act 1993
  to approve and give effect to the Murray-Darling Basin Amending Agreement between the Commonwealth, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia which will make new arrangements for sharing water made available in the River Murray catchment above Hume Dam by the Snowy Scheme. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
19 Sep 2002Introduced and read a first time
19 Sep 2002Second reading moved
28 May 2003Second reading agreed to
28 May 2003Third reading agreed to
Senate
16 Jun 2003Introduced and read a first time
16 Jun 2003Second reading moved
19 Jun 2003Second reading agreed to
19 Jun 2003Third reading agreed to


26 Jun 2003Assent

Act no.: 49

Year: 2003

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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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

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Schedules of amendments

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