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A Bill for an Act to amend the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety Levies) Act 2003, and for other purposes
Administered by: Resources, Energy and Tourism
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Registered 20 Mar 2009
Introduced HR 19 Mar 2009

2008‑2009

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety Levies) Amendment Bill 2009

 

No.      , 2009

 

(Resources and Energy)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety Levies) Act 2003, and for other purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Safety case levy                                                                                                3

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety Levies) Act 2003   3

Part 2—Pipeline safety management plan levy                                                       5

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety Levies) Act 2003   5

Part 3—Transitional                                                                                                          6

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety Levies) Act 2003, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety Levies) Amendment Act 2009.

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, Parts 1 and 2

1 January 2010.

1 January 2010

3.  Schedule 1, Part 3

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by both Houses of 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 1Safety case levy

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety Levies) Act 2003

1  Subsection 7(3)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (3)  Safety case levy imposed by subsection (1) is payable by:

                     (a)  if the facility is a pipeline subject to a pipeline licence—the licensee of the pipeline licence; or

                     (b)  otherwise—the operator of the facility.

Note:          For collection of safety case levy, see section 687 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

2  Subsection 7(8)

Insert:

pipeline has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006, and includes a pipeline that is:

                     (a)  proposed to be constructed or operated; or

                     (b)  being constructed.

3  Subsection 7(8)

Insert:

pipeline licence has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

4  Subsection 8(3)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (3)  Safety case levy imposed by subsection (1) is payable by:

                     (a)  if the facility is a pipeline subject to a pipeline licence—the licensee of the pipeline licence; or

                     (b)  otherwise—the operator of the facility.

Note:          For collection of safety case levy, see section 687 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

5  Subsection 8(8)

Insert:

pipeline has the same meaning as in the applicable State or Territory safety law, and includes a pipeline that is:

                     (a)  proposed to be constructed or operated; or

                     (b)  being constructed.

6  Subsection 8(8)

Insert:

pipeline licence has the same meaning as in the applicable State or Territory safety law.

7  Application of amendments

The amendments made by this Part apply in relation to a safety case to the extent to which the safety case is in force at or after the commencement of this item.


 

Part 2Pipeline safety management plan levy

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety Levies) Act 2003

8  Title

Omit “, safety case levy, and pipeline safety management plan levy”, substitute “and safety case levy”.

9  Section 3 (definition of pipeline safety management plan levy)

Repeal the definition.

10  Part 4

Repeal the Part.

11  Section 11

Omit “, 8, 9 and 10”, substitute “and 8”.

12  Application of amendments

The amendments made by this Part apply in relation to a pipeline safety management plan to the extent to which the plan is in force at or after the commencement of this item.


 

Part 3Transitional

13  Transitional—references to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006

(1)        During the period:

                     (a)  beginning at the start of 1 July 2008; and

                     (b)  ending at the end of 21 November 2008;

the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety Levies) Act 2003 is taken to have had effect as if each reference in that Act to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 were a reference to the Offshore Petroleum Act 2006.

(2)        Subitem (1) is enacted for the avoidance of doubt.