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  • Protection of the Sea Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

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    Date
    03 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983
    to implement the revised Annex VI to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships to provide for the stepped reduction in the sulphur level in fuel oil used in ships; and
    Protection of the Sea (Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage) Act 2008
    to create responder immunity to protect persons and organisations from liability who act reasonably and in good faith when providing assistance following a spill of fuel oil. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Public Interest Disclosure (Protection of Whistleblowers) Bill 2002 [2004]

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    Date
    11 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    MURRAY, Andrew 
    Summary
    Provides protection for persons who disclose conduct adverse to the public interest in the public sector. 

    Bill

  • Public Interest Disclosure Bill 2001 [2002]

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    Date
    27 Jun 2001 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    MURRAY, Andrew 
    Summary
    Provides protection for persons who disclose conduct adverse to the public interest in the public sector. 

    Bill

  • Public Interest Disclosures Bill 2007 [2008]

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    Date
    14 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    MURRAY, Andrew 
    Summary
    Creates a framework to facilitate the disclosure of information in the public interest by protecting public officials and others who make such disclosures. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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