Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Amendment Bill 2003

Type
Government
Portfolio
Industry, Tourism and Resources 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Introduced with the Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Bill 2003, the bill amends the
Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967
  to: establish a National Offshore Petroleum Safety Authority which will provide a national safety regulatory regime for Australia’s offshore petroleum industry in Commonwealth, State and Northern Territory coastal waters; ensure that the Commonwealth remittance to the States and the Northern Territory of annual fees collected in respect of titles does not include the goods and services tax component of the fees; move the procedures for petroleum data submission from the Act into regulations; and improve safety regulation and administration. Also contains a regulation-making power and transitional provisions. 

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House of Representatives
17 Sep 2003Introduced and read a first time
17 Sep 2003Second reading moved
13 Oct 2003Second reading agreed to
13 Oct 2003Third reading agreed to
Senate
14 Oct 2003Introduced and read a first time
14 Oct 2003Second reading moved
15 Oct 2003Second reading agreed to
25 Nov 2003Third reading agreed to


04 Dec 2003Assent

Act no.: 118

Year: 2003

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  • 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.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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.

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