Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Compliance Measures) Bill 2012

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
  in relation to the offshore petroleum regulatory regime to: enable National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) inspectors to conduct inspections to monitor compliance with and investigate suspected non-compliance with a warrant; enable NOPSEMA inspectors to enter certain offshore areas to monitor occupational health and safety (OHS) and petroleum environmental management laws without a warrant; introduce a civil penalty regime; increase criminal penalties for certain OHS and environmental offences; enable regulatory entities to share certain regulatory information in certain circumstances; and remove the responsible Tasmanian Minister from the Joint Authority for the offshore area of Tasmania. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
28 Nov 2012Introduced and read a first time
28 Nov 2012Second reading moved
06 Feb 2013Second reading debate
06 Feb 2013Second reading agreed to
06 Feb 2013Third reading agreed to
Senate
07 Feb 2013Introduced and read a first time
07 Feb 2013Second reading moved
28 Feb 2013Second reading debate
28 Feb 2013Second reading agreed to
28 Feb 2013Third reading agreed to


28 Feb 2013Text of bill as passed both Houses
14 Mar 2013Assent

Act no.: 11

Year: 2013

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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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