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
Introduced and read a first time 28 Nov 2012
Second reading moved 28 Nov 2012
Second reading debate 06 Feb 2013
Second reading agreed to 06 Feb 2013
Third reading agreed to 06 Feb 2013
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07 Feb 2013
Second reading moved 07 Feb 2013
Second reading debate 28 Feb 2013
Second reading agreed to 28 Feb 2013
Third reading agreed to 28 Feb 2013
Text of bill as passed both Houses 28 Feb 2013
Assent
  • Act no.: 11
  • Year: 2013
14 Mar 2013

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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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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