Maritime Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Infrastructure and Transport
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Navigation Act 1912
to create offences for: negligently operating a vessel in Australia’s waters in a manner that causes pollution or damage to the marine environment; and failure to report an incident by a ship in a mandatory reporting area;
Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
to increase and extend penalties for reckless or negligent discharge of oil or oil residues by ships; and proposed
Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Amendment (Oils in the Antarctic Area) Act 2011
to repeal certain items.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 22 Sep 2011
Second reading moved 22 Sep 2011
Referred to Main Committee 11 Oct 2011
Second reading debate 12 Oct 2011
Second reading agreed to 12 Oct 2011
Reported from Main Committee 12 Oct 2011
Third reading agreed to 12 Oct 2011
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13 Oct 2011
Second reading moved 13 Oct 2011
Second reading debate 10 Nov 2011
Second reading agreed to 10 Nov 2011
Third reading agreed to 21 Nov 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 21 Nov 2011
Assent
  • Act no.: 167
  • Year: 2011
04 Dec 2011

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • 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

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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