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Atomic Energy Amendment (Mine Rehabilitation and Closure) Bill 2022

Type
Government
Portfolio
Industry, Science and Resources
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Parliament no
47

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Summary

Amends the Atomic Energy Act 1953 to enable the minister to: grant a new rehabilitation authority to the mine operator of the Ranger Uranium Mine for the purpose of authorising rehabilitation, remediation and monitoring operations; vary the existing authority, including to extend the period in which it is in force for the purposes of the rehabilitation of the site; and declare that the relevant authority is no longer in force for areas of the site where rehabilitation requirements have been satisfied.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 08 Sep 2022
Second reading moved 08 Sep 2022

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Explanatory memoranda

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