Offshore Petroleum (Registration Fees) Amendment (Greenhouse Gas Storage) Bill 2008

Resources, Energy and Tourism
Originating house
House of Representatives
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Part of a package of four bills, the bill amends the Offshore Petroleum (Registration Fees) Act 2006 to: impose fees for the registration of the transfer of a title or of an approval of a dealing in a title; and amend the long title of the Act and rename it as the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Registration Fees) Act 2006 .


House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 18 Jun 2008
Third reading agreed to 18 Sep 2008
Introduced and read a first time 22 Sep 2008
Second reading moved 22 Sep 2008
Second reading debate 24 Sep 2008
Second reading debate 15 Oct 2008
Second reading debate 16 Oct 2008
Second reading agreed to 10 Nov 2008
Committee of the Whole debate 10 Nov 2008
Third reading agreed to 10 Nov 2008
Text of bill as passed both Houses 10 Nov 2008
  • Act no.: 119
  • Year: 2008
21 Nov 2008

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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

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changes to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either the Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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