Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (National Regulator) Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Resources and Energy 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Part of a package of five bills in relation to the administration and regulation of petroleum and greenhouse gas storage operations in Commonwealth waters, the bill amends the
Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006
  to replace the state and Northern Territory based Designated Authorities with the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (which will replace the National Offshore Petroleum Safety Authority and have extended functions) and the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (located within the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism) to administer and regulate petroleum and greenhouse gas storage operations in Commonwealth waters in the Australian offshore area. Also repeals the
Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Annual Fees) Act 2006
  and
Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Registration Fees) Act 2006
  and makes amendments consequential on these repeals. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
25 May 2011Introduced and read a first time
25 May 2011Second reading moved
05 Jul 2011Second reading debate
06 Jul 2011Second reading debate
06 Jul 2011Second reading agreed to
06 Jul 2011Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
06 Jul 2011Third reading agreed to
Senate
18 Aug 2011Introduced and read a first time
18 Aug 2011Second reading moved
25 Aug 2011Second reading debate
14 Sep 2011Second reading debate
14 Sep 2011Second reading agreed to
14 Sep 2011Committee of the Whole debate

Amendment details: 1 Australian Greens agreed to
14 Sep 2011Third reading agreed to
House of Representatives
15 Sep 2011Consideration of Senate message

Details: House agreed to Senate amendment


15 Sep 2011Text of bill as passed both Houses
14 Oct 2011Assent

Act no.: 112

Year: 2011

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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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