Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislation Amendment Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Resources and Energy 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006
  in relation to: granting certain access authorities; declaring locations from the Designated Authority to Joint Authority; granting scientific investigation consents; the notification of discovery of petroleum in production license areas; datum provisions and the relabelling of title areas and blocks; duty of care offences; consent to operate a pipeline; requirements for data management plans; titleholder responsibilities in relation to drilling safety; and the registration and transfers of, and dealings in, petroleum titles;
Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1997
  to add the Western Australian mirror legislation to the Act; and
Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006
,
Archives Act 1983
,
Freedom of Information Act 1982
  and
Privacy Act 1988
  in relation to Commissions of inquiry into significant offshore incidents. Also makes minor technical corrections to five other Acts. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
19 Mar 2009Introduced and read a first time
19 Mar 2009Second reading moved
12 May 2009Referred to Main Committee
25 Jun 2009Second reading debate
09 Sep 2009Second reading debate
09 Sep 2009Second reading agreed to
09 Sep 2009Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 3 government agreed to
09 Sep 2009Reported from Main Committee
09 Sep 2009Third reading agreed to
Senate
15 Sep 2009Introduced and read a first time
15 Sep 2009Second reading moved
17 Sep 2009Second reading debate
17 Sep 2009Second reading agreed to
17 Sep 2009Committee of the Whole debate
17 Sep 2009Third reading agreed to


17 Sep 2009Text of bill as passed both Houses
08 Oct 2009Assent

Act no.: 102

Year: 2009

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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.
  • 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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