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A Bill for an Act to amend the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 in relation to bioregional plans, and for related purposes
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Registered 03 Mar 2011
Introduced Senate 02 Mar 2011
Table of contents.

 

2010‑2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bioregional Plans) Bill 2011

 

No.      , 2011

 

(Senator Colbeck)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 in relation to bioregional plans, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

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

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999     3

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 in relation to bioregional plans, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bioregional Plans) Act 2011.

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 this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

The 28th day after the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in Column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be 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 1Amendment of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

  

1  Subsection 176(4A)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

          (4A)  A bioregional plan prepared under subsection (1) or (2) is a disallowable instrument for the purposes of section 46B of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.