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Australian Energy Market Amendment (Gas Legislation) Bill 2007

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  • Australian Energy Market Amendment (Gas Legislation) Bill 2006
Type
Government
Portfolio
Industry, Tourism and Resources
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
41

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Summary

Amends the: Australian Energy Market Act 2004 to provide for a national regime in relation to gas pipeline infrastructure, including national regulatory and rule-making bodies (the Australian Energy Regulator and the Australian Energy Market Commission, respectively); and Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 to provide for judicial review of decisions under the new national gas regime. Also makes consequential amendments to the Trade Practices Act 1974, Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967, Offshore Petroleum Act 2006 and Offshore Petroleum (Repeals and Consequential Amendments) Act 2006 and repeals the Gas Pipelines Access (Commonwealth) Act 1998.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29 Nov 2006
Second reading moved 29 Nov 2006
Second reading agreed to 21 Mar 2007
Third reading agreed to 21 Mar 2007
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22 Mar 2007
Second reading moved 22 Mar 2007
Second reading agreed to 22 Mar 2007
Third reading agreed to 22 Mar 2007
Assent
  • Act no.: 45
  • Year: 2007
10 Apr 2007

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present

Bills digest

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • 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

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • 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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