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Offshore Electricity Infrastructure (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2021

Type
Government
Portfolio
Industry, Science, Energy and Resourses
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Passed Both Houses
Parliament no
46

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Summary

Further to the Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Bill 2021 and the Offshore Electricity Infrastructure (Regulatory Levies) Bill 2021, the bill amends the: Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 to: extend the operation of the Act to provide that a person commits an offence if a regulated entity interferes with offshore infrastructure activities; clarify the dual role of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) in regulating the Act and the Offshore Electricity Infrastructure framework, including in relation to NOPSEMA's duties, money and annual reporting requirements; and clarify that the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator may also be appointed as the Offshore Infrastructure Registrar; and Coral Sea Islands Act 1969, Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, Sea Installations Act 1987 and Telecommunications Act 1997 to make consequential amendments.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 21 Oct 2021
Second reading moved 21 Oct 2021
Second reading debate 27 Oct 2021
Second reading debate 28 Oct 2021
Second reading agreed to 28 Oct 2021
Third reading agreed to 28 Oct 2021
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22 Nov 2021
Second reading moved 22 Nov 2021
Second reading debate 25 Nov 2021
Second reading agreed to 25 Nov 2021
Third reading agreed to 25 Nov 2021
Finally passed both Houses 25 Nov 2021

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Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present

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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

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.