Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Declared Commercial Fishing Activities) Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
  to provide for the minister to establish an independent expert panel to conduct an assessment into the potential environmental, social and economic impacts of a declared commercial fishing activity and to prohibit the declared commercial fishing activity while the assessment is undertaken. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
11 Sep 2012Introduced and read a first time
11 Sep 2012Second reading moved
12 Sep 2012Second reading debate
13 Sep 2012Second reading debate
13 Sep 2012Second reading agreed to
13 Sep 2012Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 45 Government agreed to
13 Sep 2012Third reading agreed to
Senate
17 Sep 2012Introduced and read a first time
17 Sep 2012Second reading moved
17 Sep 2012Second reading debate
18 Sep 2012Second reading debate
18 Sep 2012Second reading agreed to
18 Sep 2012Committee of the Whole debate
19 Sep 2012Committee of the Whole debate
19 Sep 2012Third reading agreed to


19 Sep 2012Assent

Act no.: 131

Year: 2012

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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

  • 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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Schedules of amendments

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