National Radioactive Waste Management Bill 2010

Resources, Energy and Tourism 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
The bill: allows a Northern Territory Land Council and other parties in a state or territory to volunteer their land for consideration as the location for a national facility for the management of radioactive waste arising from medical, industrial and research uses of radioactive material; repeals the
Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management Act 2005
; and makes a consequential amendment to the
Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977

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House of Representatives
21 Oct 2010Introduced and read a first time
21 Oct 2010Second reading moved
21 Feb 2011Second reading debate
22 Feb 2011Second reading agreed to
22 Feb 2011Third reading agreed to
28 Feb 2011Introduced and read a first time
28 Feb 2011Second reading moved
03 Mar 2011Second reading debate
14 Jun 2011Second reading debate
15 Jun 2011Second reading debate
16 Jun 2011Second reading agreed to
16 Jun 2011Committee of the Whole debate
08 Feb 2012Committee of the Whole debate
27 Feb 2012Committee of the Whole debate
28 Feb 2012Committee of the Whole debate
13 Mar 2012Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 3 Government, 1 Opposition and 2 Australian Greens agreed to
13 Mar 2012Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
13 Mar 2012Message from Senate reported
14 Mar 2012Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendments

14 Mar 2012Text of bill as passed both Houses
04 Apr 2012Assent

Act no.: 29

Year: 2012

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