Second Reading Speeches

Timor Sea Maritime Boundaries Treaty Consequential Amendments Bill 2018

Type
Government
Portfolio
Resources and Northern Australia
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Introduced with the Passenger Movement Charge Amendment (Timor Sea Maritime Boundaries Treaty) Bill 2018 to partially implement the Treaty Between Australia and the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste Establishing Their Maritime Boundaries in the Timor Sea (New York, 6 March 2018), the bill amends 18 Acts to: permanently delimit the continental shelf boundary and the exclusive economic zone boundary between Australia and Timor-Leste; allow for a future adjustment of the lateral continental shelf boundaries subject to specific conditions being met; and establish the Greater Sunrise Special Regime in the Special Regime Area.