Report

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Amendment Bill 2015 [Provisions]

18 August 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-265-4

View the report as a single document - (PDF 227KB)


View the report as separate downloadable parts:

MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 26KB)
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 24KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 61KB)

Referral of inquiry
Background
Overview of the bill
Consideration of the bill by other committees
Conduct of inquiry
Structure of report
Notes on references

Chapter 2 - Key provisions (PDF 42KB)

Introduction
Contractors
Definitions
Delegation of powers
Advisory committees
Remediation
Licensing
Directions
Information-gathering power
Reports
Improvement notices

Chapter 3 - Key issues and committee view (PDF 67KB)

Support for amendments
Definitions
Improvement notices
Prohibition on certain nuclear installations
Nuclear power reactor definition
ARPANSA's powers during an emergency
Reduction in time for licence holder to request review
Legacy sites and coverage
National uniformity
Management of ARPANSA
Committee view

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the Committee (PDF 11KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public hearings (PDF 8KB)

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Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
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Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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Fax: +61 2 6277 5829
community.affairs.sen@aph.gov.au