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Second Reading Speeches

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Benefit to Australia) Bill 2020

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
HANSON, Sen Pauline
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006
to broaden the objects clause of the Act to require the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator and the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority to take into account the benefit to the Australian community when granting new leases or renewing existing leases.