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Second Reading Speeches

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Standards and Assurance) Bill 2021

Type
Government
Portfolio
Environment
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
to: establish a framework for the making, varying, revoking and application of National Environmental Standards; and establish an Environment Assurance Commissioner to undertake monitoring or auditing of the operation of bilateral agreements with states and territories and Commonwealth processes for making and enforcing approval decisions.