Protection of the Sea (Harmful Anti-fouling Systems) Bill 2006

Type
Government
Portfolio
Transport and Regional Services
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
41
Summary
Implements Australia’s obligations under the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-fouling Systems on Ships by prohibiting the use of harmful organotins in anti-fouling paints and establishing a mechanism to prevent the potential future use of other harmful substances in anti-fouling systems used on Australian ships or foreign ships that are in an Australian shipping facility.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 22 Jun 2006
Second reading moved 22 Jun 2006
Second reading agreed to 06 Sep 2006
Third reading agreed to 06 Sep 2006
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07 Sep 2006
Second reading moved 07 Sep 2006
Second reading agreed to 14 Sep 2006
Third reading agreed to 14 Sep 2006
Assent
  • Act no.: 107
  • Year: 2006
27 Sep 2006

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Proposed amendments

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Text of bill

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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.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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