Environment Legislation Amendment Bill 2013

Type
Government
Portfolio
Environment
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
44
Summary
The bill: addresses implications arising from the Federal Court’s decision in
Tarkine National Coalition Incorporated v Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
[2013] FCA 694 by ensuring the validity of specified decisions made prior to 31 December 2013 that require the minister to have regard to any relevant approved conservation advice; and amends the
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
and
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975
to provide additional protection for dugong and turtle populations from the threats of poaching, illegal trade and illegal transportation.

Track (What's this?)

Permalink

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 14 Nov 2013
Second reading moved 14 Nov 2013
Second reading debate 05 Dec 2013
Second reading debate 09 Dec 2013
Second reading agreed to 09 Dec 2013
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
09 Dec 2013
Third reading agreed to 09 Dec 2013
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11 Dec 2013
Second reading moved 11 Dec 2013
Second reading debate 04 Dec 2014
Second reading debate 12 Feb 2015
Second reading agreed to 12 Feb 2015
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 1 Australian Greens agreed to
12 Feb 2015
Third reading agreed to 12 Feb 2015
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 12 Feb 2015
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
23 Feb 2015
Finally passed both Houses 23 Feb 2015
Assent
  • Act no.: 11
  • Year: 2015
05 Mar 2015

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Word Format PDF Format HTML Format
Word Format PDF Format HTML Format
Word Format PDF Format HTML Format

Explanatory memoranda

Word Format PDF Format HTML Format
Word Format PDF Format HTML Format
Word Format PDF Format HTML Format

Proposed amendments

House of representatives

Word Format PDF Format HTML Format
Word Format PDF Format HTML Format

Senate

Word Format PDF Format HTML Format
Word Format PDF Format HTML Format
Word Format PDF Format HTML Format

Schedules of amendments

Word Format PDF Format HTML Format

Bills digest

PDF Format HTML Format

Notes

Back to top

Helpful information

Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • 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.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

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

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

Back to top

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Add | Email Print
Back to top