Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Amendment (Polar Code) Bill 2017

Type
Government
Portfolio
Infrastructure and Regional Development
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends the Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983 to implement amendments to Annexes I, II, IV and V of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships to restrict the discharge of oil, noxious liquid substances, sewage and garbage from certain ships operating in polar waters.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 16 Feb 2017
Second reading moved 16 Feb 2017
Second reading debate 28 Mar 2017
Second reading agreed to 28 Mar 2017
Third reading agreed to 28 Mar 2017
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 29 Mar 2017
Second reading moved 29 Mar 2017
Second reading debate 11 May 2017
Second reading agreed to 11 May 2017
Third reading agreed to 11 May 2017
Finally passed both Houses 11 May 2017
Assent
  • Act no: 40
  • Year: 2017
19 May 2017

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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.
  • 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

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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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