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
22 Sep 2011Introduced and read a first time
22 Sep 2011Second reading moved
11 Oct 2011Referred to Main Committee
12 Oct 2011Second reading debate
12 Oct 2011Second reading agreed to
12 Oct 2011Reported from Main Committee
12 Oct 2011Third reading agreed to
Senate
13 Oct 2011Introduced and read a first time
13 Oct 2011Second reading moved
10 Nov 2011Second reading debate
10 Nov 2011Second reading agreed to
21 Nov 2011Third reading agreed to


21 Nov 2011Text of bill as passed both Houses
04 Dec 2011Assent

Act no.: 167

Year: 2011

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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

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  • 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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