Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Protection of the Sea (Imposition of Contributions to Oil Pollution Compensation Fund—Customs) Act 1993
,
Protection of the Sea (Imposition of Contributions to Oil Pollution Compensation Fund—Excise) Act 1993
,
Protection of the Sea (Imposition of Contributions to Oil Pollution Compensation Fund—General) Act 1993
  and
Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Act 1993
  to implement Australia’s obligations to the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage 1992 to provide further compensation for pollution damage resulting from oil spills from an oil tanker;
Navigation Act 1912
  and
Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
  to: implement changes to Annexes I, III and IV to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships 1973 (MARPOL), make miscellaneous amendments to the requirements for maintenance of garbage record books, and allow for regulations to be made to prescribe penalties;
Marine Navigation Levy Collection Act 1989
,
Maritime Navigation (Regulatory Functions) Levy Collection Act 1991
  and
Protection of the Sea (Shipping Levy Collection) Act 1981
  to amend certain definitions; and
Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Act 1993
  to make minor technical amendments. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
18 Jun 2008Introduced and read a first time
18 Jun 2008Second reading moved
24 Jun 2008Second reading debate
25 Jun 2008Second reading agreed to
25 Jun 2008Third reading agreed to
Senate
26 Jun 2008Introduced and read a first time
26 Jun 2008Second reading moved
28 Aug 2008Second reading debate
28 Aug 2008Second reading agreed to
28 Aug 2008Third reading agreed to


03 Oct 2008Assent

Act no.: 94

Year: 2008

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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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