Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Significant Incident Directions) Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Resources and Energy 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006
  to enable the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority to issue a direction to require a petroleum titleholder to remediate the effects of a significant offshore petroleum incident within a title area that has caused, or may cause, an escape of petroleum. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
21 Sep 2011Introduced and read a first time
21 Sep 2011Second reading moved
21 Nov 2011Referred to Main Committee
22 Nov 2011Second reading debate
22 Nov 2011Second reading agreed to
23 Nov 2011Reported from Main Committee
23 Nov 2011Third reading agreed to
Senate
07 Feb 2012Introduced and read a first time
07 Feb 2012Second reading moved
09 Feb 2012Second reading debate
09 Feb 2012Second reading agreed to
09 Feb 2012Third reading agreed to


09 Feb 2012Text of bill as passed both Houses
06 Mar 2012Assent

Act no.: 2

Year: 2012

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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.

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