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Second Reading Speeches

Constitution Alteration (Water Resources) 2019 [No. 2]

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
SHARKIE, Rebekha, MP
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Subject to approval in accordance with section 128 of the Constitution, the bill proposes an alteration to the Constitution to: provide the Commonwealth with the power to make laws in relation to the use and management of water resources that extend beyond the limits of a state; and ensure that any Commonwealth law relating to water resources does not have an overall detrimental effect on the environment.