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A Bill for an Act to amend the Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Act 2003, and for related purposes
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Registered 28 Jun 2005
Introduced HR 23 Jun 2005

2004-2005

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Amendment Bill 2005

 

No.      , 2005

 

(Industry, Tourism and Resources)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Act 2003, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 1

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                      3

Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Act 2003                                                         3

Part 2—Application and transitional provisions                                                     7

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Act 2003, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Amendment Act 2005.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

At the same time as Part 4.8 of the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005 commences.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

3  Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.


 

Schedule 1Amendments

Part 1Amendments

Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Act 2003

1  Section 3 (definition of Commonwealth waters)

Omit “Part IIIC of the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “Part 4.8 of the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

2  Section 3 (definition of designated coastal waters)

Omit “Part IIIC of the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “Part 4.8 of the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

3  Section 3 (definition of OHS inspector)

Omit “Part IIIC of the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “Part 4.8 of the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

4  Section 3 (definition of Safety Authority)

Omit “established by Part IIIC of the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “continued in existence by Part 4.8 of the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

5  Section 3 (definition of State PSLA)

Omit “Part IIIC of the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “Part 4.8 of the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

6  Section 3 (definition of State safety law)

Omit “Schedule 7 to the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

7  Section 3 (definition of Territory PSLA)

Omit “Part IIIC of the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “Part 4.8 of the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

8  Section 3 (definition of Territory safety law)

Omit “Schedule 7 to the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

9  Section 4

Omit “Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967 extends”, substitute “Offshore Petroleum Act 2005 extends”.

10  Section 4 (note)

Omit “section 7 of the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “section 17 of the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

11  Subsection 5(4) (note)

Omit “section 150YR of the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “section 396 of the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

12  Subsection 5(8) (definition of accident)

Omit “Schedule 7 to the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

13  Subsection 5(8) (definition of dangerous occurrence)

Omit “Schedule 7 to the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

14  Subsection 5(8) (definition of facility)

Omit “Schedule 7 to the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

15  Subsection 5(8) (definition of inspection)

Omit “Schedule 7 to the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

16  Subsection 5(8) (paragraph (b) of the definition of notifiable accident or occurrence)

Omit “clause 41 of Schedule 7 to the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “clause 82 of Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

17  Subsection 5(8) (definition of operator)

Omit “Schedule 7 to the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

18  Subsection 6(4) (note)

Omit “section 150YR of the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “section 396 of the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

19  Subsection 6(8) (paragraph (b) of the definition of notifiable accident or occurrence)

Omit “clause 41 of Schedule 7 to the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “clause 82 of Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

20  Subsection 7(3) (note)

Omit “section 150YS of the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “section 397 of the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

21  Subsection 7(8) (definition of facility)

Omit “Schedule 7 to the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

22  Subsection 7(8) (definition of operator)

Omit “Schedule 7 to the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

23  Subsection 7(8) (definition of proposed facility)

Omit “Schedule 7 to the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

24  At the end of section 7

Add:

             (9)  If the regulations referred to in the definition of safety case in force in relation to a facility in subsection (8) are renamed, that definition is amended by omitting the old name and substituting the new name.

25  Subsection 8(3) (note)

Omit “section 150YS of the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “section 397 of the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

26  At the end of section 8

Add:

             (9)  If the regulations referred to in the definition of safety case in force in relation to a facility in subsection (8) are renamed, that definition is amended by omitting the old name and substituting the new name.

27  Subsection 9(3) (note)

Omit “section 150YT of the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “section 398 of the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

28  Subsection 9(8) (definition of pipeline)

Omit “Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

29  Subsection 9(8) (definition of pipeline licence)

Omit “Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

30  At the end of section 9

Add:

             (9)  If the regulations referred to in the definition of pipeline safety management plan in force in relation to a pipeline in subsection (8) are renamed, that definition is amended by omitting the old name and substituting the new name.

31  Subsection 10(3) (note)

Omit “section 150YT of the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967”, substitute “section 398 of the Offshore Petroleum Act 2005”.

32  At the end of section 10

Add:

             (9)  If the regulations referred to in the definition of pipeline safety management plan in force in relation to a pipeline in subsection (8) are renamed, that definition is amended by omitting the old name and substituting the new name.


 

Part 2Application and transitional provisions

33  Application—safety investigation levy

The following amendments made by this Schedule:

                     (a)  the amendments of sections 5 and 6 of the Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Act 2003;

                     (b)  the amendments of sections 3 and 4 of that Act, to the extent to which they relate to section 5 or 6 of that Act;

apply in relation to a notifiable accident or occurrence that happens after the commencement of this item.

34  Application—safety case levy

(1)        The following amendments made by this Schedule:

                     (a)  the amendments of sections 7 and 8 of the Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Act 2003;

                     (b)  the amendments of sections 3 and 4 of that Act, to the extent to which they relate to section 7 or 8 of that Act;

apply in relation to a safety case in force at the start of a year if that year starts after the commencement of this item.

(2)        The following amendments made by this Schedule:

                     (a)  the amendments of sections 7 and 8 of the Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Act 2003;

                     (b)  the amendments of sections 3 and 4 of that Act, to the extent to which they relate to section 7 or 8 of that Act;

apply in relation to a safety case in force during a part of a year (but not in force at the start of that year) if that part of that year starts after the commencement of this item.

35  Application—pipeline safety management plan levy

(1)        The following amendments made by this Schedule:

                     (a)  the amendments of sections 9 and 10 of the Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Act 2003;

                     (b)  the amendments of sections 3 and 4 of that Act, to the extent to which they relate to section 9 or 10 of that Act;

apply in relation to a pipeline safety management plan in force at the start of a year if that year starts after the commencement of this item.

(2)        The following amendments made by this Schedule:

                     (a)  the amendments of sections 9 and 10 of the Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Act 2003;

                     (b)  the amendments of sections 3 and 4 of that Act, to the extent to which they relate to section 9 or 10 of that Act;

apply in relation to a pipeline safety management plan in force during a part of a year (but not in force at the start of that year) if that part of that year starts after the commencement of this item.

36  Transitional—regulations

To avoid doubt, the amendments made by this Schedule do not affect the continuity of regulations made for the purposes of section 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10 of the Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Act 2003 before the commencement of this item.