Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Not Proceeding 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
  to implement the revised Annex VI to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships to provide for the stepped reduction in the sulphur level in fuel oil used in ships; and
Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) Act 2008
  to create responder immunity to protect persons and organisations from liability who act reasonably and in good faith when providing assistance following a spill of fuel oil. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
03 Feb 2010Introduced and read a first time
03 Feb 2010Second reading moved
12 Mar 2010Referred to Main Committee
18 Mar 2010Second reading debate
18 Mar 2010Second reading agreed to
18 Mar 2010Third reading agreed to
Senate
11 May 2010Introduced and read a first time
11 May 2010Second reading moved
28 Sep 2010Lapsed at end of Parliament

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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