Water Legislation Amendment (Inspector-General of Water Compliance and Other Measures) Act 2021

December 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021
ISBN: 978-1-76093-332-6

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List of Recommendations

Chapter 1—Background

  Referral of inquiry
  Conduct of inquiry
  Acknowledgments
  References to Hansard
  Structure of the report
  Purpose of the Act
  Key provisions of the Act
  Background to the Act
  Consideration of the Act by other committees

Chapter 2—Issues

  Introduction
  Independence
  Discretion
  Resourcing
  Transparency
  Confidential information
  Powers of inquiry
  Work plan
  Duplication
  Stronger penalties
  Committee view

Additional comments from The Nationals

  Introduction
  Complementary measures
  Social and economic impacts
  Conclusion

Appendix 1—Submissions and additional information

  Submissions

Appendix 2—Public hearings and witnesses

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3511
Fax: +61 2 6277 5811
rrat.sen@aph.gov.au