Australian Capital Territory and Other Legislation Amendment (Water Management) Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Climate Change and Water
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988
,
Water Act 2007
and
Canberra Water Supply (Googong Dam) Act 1974
to transfer the planning and management of all water extraction in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) from the Commonwealth to the ACT Government;
Water Act 2007
to: provide that Commonwealth use of water in the Murray-Darling Basin, particularly water used at defence facilities, is taken account of through the Basin Plan; provide that the Basin Plan and water resource plans prepared by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority may adopt or incorporate matters contained in an instrument or other writing as it is in force from time to time; and clarify the definition of ‘referring State’;
Water Amendment Act 2008
to clarify that the Chief Executive Officer of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority is appointed for four years from 15 December 2008; and
Trade Practices Act 1974
to clarify the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s powers of delegation for its functions under rules made under the
Water Act 2007
.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 19 Nov 2009
Second reading moved 19 Nov 2009
Lapsed at dissolution 19 Jul 2010

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Text of bill

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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

  • 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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