Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Environment, Heritage and the Arts
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975
to provide a framework for the administration and management of the Great Barrier Reef Park which integrates with the
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
and other legislation by: implementing environmental impact assessment and permitting processes; investigation and evidence collection; targeted approaches to enforcement; encouraging responsible use of the Park; and new emergency management powers.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 18 Jun 2008
Second reading moved 18 Jun 2008
Second reading debate 25 Jun 2008
Second reading debate 26 Jun 2008
Second reading agreed to 26 Aug 2008
Third reading agreed to 26 Aug 2008
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27 Aug 2008
Second reading moved 27 Aug 2008
Second reading debate 28 Aug 2008
Second reading debate 01 Sep 2008
Second reading agreed to 01 Sep 2008
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 6 Government, 1 Opposition (as amended) and 1 Macdonald/Boswell agreed to
11 Nov 2008
Third reading agreed to 11 Nov 2008
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
12 Nov 2008
Text of bill as passed both Houses 12 Nov 2008
Assent
  • Act no.: 125
  • Year: 2008
25 Nov 2008

Documents and transcripts

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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Bills digest

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Notes

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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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