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Act No. 117 of 2003 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment (Miscellaneous Matters) Act 2015
An Act to impose levies relating to the regulation of offshore petroleum activities and greenhouse gas storage activities
Administered by: Industry, Innovation and Science (part of the Jobs and Innovation portfolio)
Registered 15 Apr 2015
Start Date 03 Apr 2015

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

No. 117, 2003

Compilation No. 15

Compilation date:                              3 April 2015

Includes amendments up to:            Act No. 34, 2015

Registered:                                         15 April 2015

 

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Act 2003 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 3 April 2015 (the compilation date).

This compilation was prepared on 13 April 2015.

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law. Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on ComLaw (www.comlaw.gov.au). The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes. For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on ComLaw for the compiled law.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

If the operation of a provision or amendment of the compiled law is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.

Modifications

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Self‑repealing provisions

If a provision of the compiled law has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

  

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Introduction                                                                                                            1

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

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

3............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 2

3A......... Designated coastal waters................................................................... 4

4............ Extension to external Territories.......................................................... 5

Part 2—Safety investigation levy                                                                                  6

5............ Imposition of safety investigation levy—Commonwealth waters....... 6

6............ Imposition of safety investigation levy—designated coastal waters.... 7

Part 3—Safety case levy                                                                                                   10

7............ Imposition of safety case levy—Commonwealth waters................... 10

8............ Imposition of safety case levy—designated coastal waters............... 12

Part 4—Well investigation levy                                                                                    15

9............ Imposition of well investigation levy—Commonwealth petroleum titles  15

10.......... Imposition of well investigation levy—State/Territory petroleum titles 17

Part 4A—Annual well levy                                                                                             20

10A....... Imposition of annual well levy—Commonwealth petroleum titles.... 20

10B....... Imposition of annual well levy—State/Territory petroleum titles...... 22

Part 4B—Well activity levy                                                                                            26

10C....... Imposition of well activity levy—Commonwealth petroleum titles... 26

10D....... Imposition of well activity levy—State/Territory petroleum titles..... 27

Part 4C—Annual titles administration levy                                                         30

10E........ Imposition of annual titles administration levy.................................. 30

Part 4D—Environment plan levy                                                                               32

10F........ Imposition of environment plan levy—activities authorised by Commonwealth titles              32

10G....... Imposition of environment plan levy—activities authorised by State/Territory titles                35

Part 5—Regulations                                                                                                            38

11.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 38

Endnotes                                                                                                                                    39

Endnote 1—About the endnotes                                                                            39

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key                                                                                40

Endnote 3—Legislation history                                                                             41

Endnote 4—Amendment history                                                                           44


An Act to impose levies relating to the regulation of offshore petroleum activities and greenhouse gas storage activities

Part 1Introduction

  

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Act 2003.

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 and 2 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

4 December 2003

2.  Sections 3 to 11

1 January 2005.

1 January 2005

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  Definitions

                   In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears:

annual titles administration levy means levy imposed by section 10E.

annual well levy means levy imposed by section 10A or 10B.

applicable State or Territory safety law means:

                     (a)  in relation to the designated coastal waters of a State—the State safety law of that State; or

                     (b)  in relation to the designated coastal waters of the Northern Territory—the Territory safety law.

Commonwealth waters has the same meaning as in Part 6.9 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

construct, in relation to a well, includes:

                     (a)  drill the well; and

                     (b)  install any well‑related equipment associated with the well.

cost includes part of a cost.

designated coastal waters, in relation to a State or the Northern Territory, has the meaning given by section 3A.

environment plan levy means levy imposed by section 10F or 10G.

expense includes part of an expense.

greenhouse gas holding lease has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

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

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

NOPSEMA inspector has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

NOPSEMA means the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority.

offshore area, in relation to a State or Territory, has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

petroleum exploration permit has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

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

petroleum retention lease has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

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

prepare, in relation to a well, includes construct.

safety case levy means levy imposed by section 7 or 8.

safety investigation levy means levy imposed by section 5 or 6.

scheduled area has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

State PSLA has the same meaning as in Part 6.9 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

State safety law means the provisions of a State PSLA that substantially correspond to Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

Territory PSLA has the same meaning as in Part 6.9 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

Territory safety law means the provisions of the Territory PSLA that substantially correspond to Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

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

well activity levy means levy imposed by section 10C or 10D.

well investigation levy means levy imposed by section 9 or 10.

well‑related equipment has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

year means a 12‑month period beginning on 1 January.

3A  Designated coastal waters

             (1)  For the purposes of this Act, designated coastal waters, in relation to a State or the Northern Territory, means:

                     (a)  so much of the scheduled area for that State or Territory as consists of the territorial sea; and

                     (b)  any area that:

                              (i)  is within the scheduled area for that State or Territory; and

                             (ii)  is on the landward side of the territorial sea; and

                            (iii)  was, immediately before the commencement of the relevant State PSLA or Territory PSLA, the subject of a petroleum exploration permit under the repealed Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1967.

             (2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), assume that the breadth of the territorial sea of Australia had never been determined or declared to be greater than 3 nautical miles, but had continued to be 3 nautical miles.

             (3)  Paragraph (1)(b) has effect subject to subsection (4).

             (4)  For the purposes of this Act, if (whether before or after the commencement of this subsection) an area that is within the designated coastal waters of a State or Territory because it is described in subparagraphs (1)(b)(i), (ii) and (iii) became or becomes an area that is:

                     (a)  not the subject of a petroleum exploration permit under the relevant State PSLA or Territory PSLA; and

                     (b)  not the subject of a petroleum retention lease under the relevant State PSLA or Territory PSLA; and

                     (c)  not the subject of a petroleum production licence under the relevant State PSLA or Territory PSLA; and

                     (d)  not the subject of an application for a petroleum retention lease or petroleum production licence under the relevant State PSLA or Territory PSLA;

the area is taken to have ceased to be part of the designated coastal waters of that State or Territory.

4  Extension to external Territories

                   This Act extends to each external Territory to which the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 extends.

Note:          See section 34 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

Part 2Safety investigation levy

  

5  Imposition of safety investigation levy—Commonwealth waters

             (1)  If:

                     (a)  a notifiable accident or occurrence happens in relation to a facility located in Commonwealth waters; and

                     (b)  a NOPSEMA inspector begins to conduct an inspection in relation to the notifiable accident or occurrence; and

                     (c)  the condition or conditions specified in the regulations are satisfied;

levy is imposed on the notifiable accident or occurrence.

             (2)  Levy imposed by subsection (1) is to be known as safety investigation levy.

             (3)  Safety investigation levy imposed by subsection (1) is payable by the operator of the facility.

             (4)  Safety investigation levy is not payable under subsection (1) unless regulations are in force for the purposes of paragraph (1)(c).

Note:          For collection of safety investigation levy, see section 686 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

Amount of safety investigation levy

             (5)  The amount of safety investigation levy imposed by subsection (1) in respect of a notifiable accident or occurrence is the amount that is specified in, or worked out in accordance with, the regulations.

             (6)  The regulations may specify different amounts of safety investigation levy, or different means of working out amounts of safety investigation levy, in relation to different kinds of notifiable accident or occurrence.

             (7)  Subsection (6) does not limit subsection 33(3A) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

Definitions

             (8)  In this section:

accident has the same meaning as in Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

dangerous occurrence has the same meaning as in Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

facility has the same meaning as in Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

inspection has the same meaning as in Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

notifiable accident or occurrence, in relation to a facility, means an accident or dangerous occurrence:

                     (a)  at or near the facility; and

                     (b)  that is required to be notified to NOPSEMA by the operator under clause 82 of Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

operator, in relation to a facility, has the same meaning as in Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

6  Imposition of safety investigation levy—designated coastal waters

             (1)  If:

                     (a)  a notifiable accident or occurrence happens in relation to a facility located in the designated coastal waters of a State or of the Northern Territory; and

                     (b)  a NOPSEMA inspector begins to conduct an inspection in relation to the notifiable accident or occurrence; and

                     (c)  the condition or conditions specified in the regulations are satisfied;

levy is imposed on the notifiable accident or occurrence.

             (2)  Levy imposed by subsection (1) is to be known as safety investigation levy.

             (3)  Safety investigation levy imposed by subsection (1) is payable by the operator of the facility.

             (4)  Safety investigation levy is not payable under subsection (1) unless regulations are in force for the purposes of paragraph (1)(c).

Note:          For collection of safety investigation levy, see section 686 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

Amount of safety investigation levy

             (5)  The amount of safety investigation levy imposed by subsection (1) in respect of a notifiable accident or occurrence is the amount that is specified in, or worked out in accordance with, the regulations.

             (6)  The regulations may specify different amounts of safety investigation levy, or different means of working out amounts of safety investigation levy, in relation to different kinds of notifiable accident or occurrence.

             (7)  Subsection (6) does not limit subsection 33(3A) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

Definitions

             (8)  For the purposes of the application of this section in relation to the designated coastal waters of a State or of the Northern Territory:

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

dangerous occurrence has the same meaning as in the applicable State or Territory safety law.

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

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

notifiable accident or occurrence, in relation to a facility, means an accident or dangerous occurrence:

                     (a)  at or near the facility; and

                     (b)  that is required to be notified to NOPSEMA by the operator under the provision of the applicable State or Territory safety law that substantially corresponds to clause 82 of Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

operator, in relation to a facility, has the same meaning as in the applicable State or Territory safety law.

Part 3Safety case levy

  

7  Imposition of safety case levy—Commonwealth waters

             (1)  If:

                     (a)  either:

                              (i)  at the start of a year, a safety case is in force in relation to a facility; or

                             (ii)  a safety case is in force in relation to a facility during a part of a year, but is not in force at the start of that year; and

                     (b)  the facility is located, or proposed to be located, in Commonwealth waters;

levy is imposed on the safety case in respect of:

                     (c)  if subparagraph (a)(i) applies—that year; or

                     (d)  if subparagraph (a)(ii) applies—that part of that year.

             (2)  Levy imposed by subsection (1) is to be known as safety case levy.

             (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.

Amount of safety case levy

             (4)  The amount of safety case levy imposed by subsection (1) in respect of a year is the amount that is specified in, or worked out in accordance with, the regulations.

             (5)  The amount of safety case levy imposed by subsection (1) in respect of a part of a year is the amount that is worked out in accordance with the regulations.

             (6)  The regulations may specify different amounts of safety case levy, or different means of working out amounts of safety case levy, in relation to different kinds of facilities.

             (7)  Subsection (6) does not limit subsection 33(3A) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

Definitions

             (8)  In this section:

facility has the same meaning as in Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006, and includes a proposed facility.

operator, in relation to a facility, has the same meaning as in Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

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.

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

proposed facility has the same meaning as in Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

safety case in force in relation to a facility has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum (Safety) Regulations 2009.

             (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.

8  Imposition of safety case levy—designated coastal waters

             (1)  If:

                     (a)  either:

                              (i)  at the start of a year, a safety case is in force in relation to a facility; or

                             (ii)  a safety case is in force in relation to a facility during a part of a year, but is not in force at the start of that year; and

                     (b)  the facility is located, or proposed to be located, in the designated coastal waters of a State or of the Northern Territory;

levy is imposed on the safety case in respect of:

                     (c)  if subparagraph (a)(i) applies—that year; or

                     (d)  if subparagraph (a)(ii) applies—that part of that year.

             (2)  Levy imposed by subsection (1) is to be known as safety case levy.

             (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.

Amount of safety case levy

             (4)  The amount of safety case levy imposed by subsection (1) in respect of a year is the amount that is specified in, or worked out in accordance with, the regulations.

             (5)  The amount of safety case levy imposed by subsection (1) in respect of a part of a year is the amount that is worked out in accordance with the regulations.

             (6)  The regulations may specify different amounts of safety case levy, or different means of working out amounts of safety case levy, in relation to different kinds of facilities.

             (7)  Subsection (6) does not limit subsection 33(3A) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

Transitional

          (7A)  If, at a particular time during the period:

                     (a)  beginning at the start of 1 January 2010; and

                     (b)  ending at the end of 31 December 2012;

a pipeline safety management plan is in force in relation to a pipeline that is a facility, this section has effect as if, at that time, a safety case was in force in relation to the facility.

          (7B)  For the purposes of the application of this section in relation to a facility located, or proposed to be located, in the designated coastal waters of a State or the Northern Territory, if, at a particular time during the period:

                     (a)  beginning at the start of 1 January 2010; and

                     (b)  ending at the end of 31 December 2012;

a safety case is in force in relation to the facility (within the meaning of regulations of that State or Territory that substantially correspond to the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Management of Safety on Offshore Facilities) Regulations 1996, as those last‑mentioned regulations were in force immediately before the end of 31 December 2009), this section has effect as if, at that time, a safety case was in force in relation to the facility.

Definitions

             (8)  For the purposes of the application of this section in relation to the designated coastal waters of a State or of the Northern Territory:

facility has the same meaning as in the applicable State or Territory safety law, and includes a proposed facility.

operator, in relation to a facility, has the same meaning as in the applicable State or Territory safety law.

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.

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

pipeline safety management plan in force in relation to a pipeline has the same meaning as in regulations of that State or Territory that substantially correspond to the Petroleum (Submerged Lands) (Pipelines) Regulations 2001, as those last‑mentioned regulations were in force immediately before the end of 31 December 2009.

proposed facility has the same meaning as in the applicable State or Territory safety law.

safety case in force in relation to a facility has the same meaning as in regulations of that State or Territory that substantially correspond to the Offshore Petroleum (Safety) Regulations 2009.

             (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.

Part 4Well investigation levy

  

9  Imposition of well investigation levy—Commonwealth petroleum titles

             (1)  If:

                     (a)  either:

                              (i)  a well has been used, is being used, has been prepared for use, or is being prepared for use, in connection with operations authorised by a petroleum title (the current title); or

                             (ii)  a well has been used in connection with operations authorised by a petroleum title from which the current title is derived, and the wellhead is situated in the title area of the current title; and

                     (b)  a NOPSEMA inspector has begun to conduct an inspection concerning a contravention or possible contravention of subclause 13A(1) or (2) of Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006; and

                     (c)  the contravention or possible contravention relates to the well; and

                     (d)  a particular time (the threshold time) is the first time when the amount of the costs and expenses reasonably incurred by NOPSEMA in relation to the conduct of the inspection exceeds $30,000; and

                     (e)  NOPSEMA has given the registered holder of the current title a written notice stating that the amount of the costs and expenses reasonably incurred by NOPSEMA in relation to the conduct of the inspection has exceeded $30,000;

levy is imposed on the inspection in respect of:

                      (f)  the period of 3 months beginning at the threshold time; and

                     (g)  each successive 3‑month period at any time during which a NOPSEMA inspector continues to conduct the inspection.

Note:          Clause 13A of Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 deals with the duties of petroleum titleholders in relation to wells.

             (2)  Levy imposed by subsection (1) is to be known as well investigation levy.

             (3)  Well investigation levy imposed by subsection (1) is payable by the registered holder of the current title.

Amount of well investigation levy

             (4)  The amount of well investigation levy imposed by subsection (1) on an inspection is the amount that is specified in, or worked out in accordance with, the regulations.

Definitions

             (5)  In this section:

conduct an inspection includes prepare a written report relating to the inspection.

derived has the same meaning as in Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

inspection has the same meaning as in Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

petroleum title has the same meaning as in Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

registered holder, in relation to a petroleum title, has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

title area has the same meaning as in clause 13A of Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

well includes well‑related equipment associated with a well.

10  Imposition of well investigation levy—State/Territory petroleum titles

             (1)  If:

                     (a)  either:

                              (i)  a well has been used, is being used, has been prepared for use, or is being prepared for use, in connection with operations authorised by a State/Territory petroleum title (the current title) granted under a State PSLA or Territory PSLA; or

                             (ii)  a well has been used in connection with operations authorised by a petroleum title from which the current title is derived, and the wellhead is situated in the title area of the current title; and

                     (b)  a NOPSEMA inspector has begun to conduct an inspection concerning a contravention or possible contravention of a provision of the State PSLA or Territory PSLA that substantially corresponds to subclause 13A(1) or (2) of Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006; and

                     (c)  the contravention or possible contravention relates to the well; and

                     (d)  a particular time (the threshold time) is the first time when the amount of the costs and expenses reasonably incurred by NOPSEMA in relation to the conduct of the inspection exceeds $30,000; and

                     (e)  NOPSEMA has given the registered holder of the current title a written notice stating that the amount of the costs and expenses reasonably incurred by NOPSEMA in relation to the conduct of the inspection has exceeded $30,000;

levy is imposed on the inspection in respect of:

                      (f)  the period of 3 months beginning at the threshold time; and

                     (g)  each successive 3‑month period at any time during which a NOPSEMA inspector continues to conduct the inspection.

Note:          Clause 13A of Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 deals with the duties of petroleum titleholders in relation to wells.

             (2)  Levy imposed by subsection (1) is to be known as well investigation levy.

             (3)  Well investigation levy imposed by subsection (1) is payable by the registered holder of the current title.

Amount of well investigation levy

             (4)  The amount of well investigation levy imposed by subsection (1) on an inspection is the amount that is specified in, or worked out in accordance with, the regulations.

Definitions

             (5)  In this section:

Commonwealth petroleum title means a petroleum title within the meaning of Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

conduct an inspection includes prepare a written report relating to the inspection.

derived has the same meaning as in the provisions of the relevant State PSLA or Territory PSLA that substantially correspond to Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

inspection has the same meaning as in the provisions of the relevant State PSLA or Territory PSLA that substantially correspond to Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

registered holder, in relation to a State/Territory petroleum title, means the person whose name is shown in the Register kept under the relevant State PSLA or Territory PSLA as the holder of the title.

State/Territory petroleum title means an instrument under a State PSLA or Territory PSLA that confers, in relation to the designated coastal waters of a State or Territory, some or all of the rights that a Commonwealth petroleum title confers in relation to the offshore area of the State or Territory.

title area has the same meaning as in the provisions of the relevant State PSLA or Territory PSLA that substantially correspond to clause 13A of Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

well includes well‑related equipment associated with a well.

Part 4AAnnual well levy

  

10A  Imposition of annual well levy—Commonwealth petroleum titles

             (1)  If there are one or more eligible wells in relation to a petroleum title for a year, levy is imposed on those wells.

Note:          For eligible well, see subsections (5) and (6).

             (2)  Levy imposed by subsection (1) is to be known as annual well levy.

             (3)  Annual well levy imposed by subsection (1) is payable by the registered holder of the petroleum title.

Amount of annual well levy

             (4)  The amount of annual well levy imposed by subsection (1) in respect of one or more wells is the amount that is specified in, or worked out in accordance with, the regulations.

Eligible well

             (5)  For the purposes of this section, if:

                     (a)  immediately before the start of a year, a well is wholly or partly situated in the title area of a petroleum title (the current title); and

                     (b)  the well is or was drilled under the authority of:

                              (i)  the current title; or

                             (ii)  a petroleum title from which the current title is derived; and

                     (c)  the well is not abandoned;

the well is an eligible well in relation to the current title for that year.

             (6)  For the purposes of this section, if:

                     (a)  during a year, a well began to be drilled in the title area of a petroleum title (the current title); and

                     (b)  the well was drilled under the authority of:

                              (i)  the current title; or

                             (ii)  a petroleum title from which the current title is derived; and

                     (c)  the well was abandoned during that year;

the well is an eligible well in relation to the current title for the subsequent year.

Abandoned wells

             (7)  For the purposes of this section, if the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011 requires the commencement of the abandonment of a well to be approved by NOPSEMA under those regulations, disregard the abandonment unless:

                     (a)  the commencement of the abandonment was approved by NOPSEMA under those regulations; and

                     (b)  if the approval was subject to conditions—the abandonment was in accordance with those conditions.

Definitions

             (8)  In this section:

derived has the same meaning as in Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

petroleum title has the same meaning as in Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

registered holder, in relation to a petroleum title, has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

title area has the same meaning as in clause 13A of Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

Transitional

             (9)  For the purposes of this section, if this section does not commence on a 1 January, the period:

                     (a)  beginning at the commencement of this section; and

                     (b)  ending at the end of 31 December next following that commencement;

is taken to be a year.

           (10)  Subsection (6) does not apply to a well that began to be drilled before the commencement of this section.

10B  Imposition of annual well levy—State/Territory petroleum titles

             (1)  If:

                     (a)  there are one or more eligible wells in relation to a State/Territory petroleum title for a year; and

                     (b)  the State/Territory petroleum title was granted under a law of a particular State or Territory; and

                     (c)  at the start of the year, NOPSEMA has functions or powers under regulations of the State or Territory that substantially correspond to Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011;

levy is imposed on those wells.

Note:          For eligible well, see subsections (5) and (6).

             (2)  Levy imposed by subsection (1) is to be known as annual well levy.

             (3)  Annual well levy imposed by subsection (1) is payable by the registered holder of the State/Territory petroleum title.

Amount of annual well levy

             (4)  The amount of annual well levy imposed by subsection (1) in respect of one or more wells is the amount that is specified in, or worked out in accordance with, the regulations.

Eligible well

             (5)  For the purposes of this section, if:

                     (a)  immediately before the start of a year, the well is wholly or partly situated in the title area of a State/Territory petroleum title (the current title); and

                     (b)  the well is or was drilled under the authority of:

                              (i)  the current title; or

                             (ii)  a State/Territory petroleum title from which the current title is derived; and

                     (c)  the well is not abandoned;

the well is an eligible well in relation to the current title for that year.

             (6)  For the purposes of this section, if:

                     (a)  during a year, a well began to be drilled in the title area of a State/Territory petroleum title (the current title); and

                     (b)  the well was drilled under the authority of:

                              (i)  the current title; or

                             (ii)  a State/Territory petroleum title from which the current title is derived; and

                     (c)  the well was abandoned during that year;

the well is an eligible well in relation to the current title for the subsequent year.

Abandoned wells

             (7)  For the purposes of this section, if regulations of a State or Territory that substantially correspond to Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011 require the commencement of the abandonment of a well to be approved by NOPSEMA under those regulations of the State or Territory, disregard the abandonment unless:

                     (a)  the commencement of the abandonment was approved by NOPSEMA under those regulations of the State or Territory; and

                     (b)  if the approval was subject to conditions—the abandonment was in accordance with those conditions.

Definitions

             (8)  In this section:

Commonwealth petroleum title means a petroleum title within the meaning of Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

derived has the same meaning as in the provisions of the relevant State PSLA or Territory PSLA that substantially correspond to Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

registered holder, in relation to a State/Territory petroleum title, means the person whose name is shown in the Register kept under the relevant State PSLA or Territory PSLA as the holder of the title.

State/Territory petroleum title means an instrument under a State PSLA or Territory PSLA that confers, in relation to the designated coastal waters of a State or Territory, some or all of the rights that a Commonwealth petroleum title confers in relation to the offshore area of the State or Territory.

title area has the same meaning as in the provisions of the relevant State PSLA or Territory PSLA that substantially correspond to clause 13A of Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

Transitional

             (9)  For the purposes of this section, if this section does not commence on a 1 January, the period:

                     (a)  beginning at the commencement of this section; and

                     (b)  ending at the end of 31 December next following that commencement;

is taken to be a year.

           (10)  Subsection (6) does not apply to a well that began to be drilled before the commencement of this section.

Part 4BWell activity levy

  

10C  Imposition of well activity levy—Commonwealth petroleum titles

             (1)  If:

                     (a)  either:

                              (i)  a person makes an application to NOPSEMA, under Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011, for acceptance of a well operations management plan; or

                             (ii)  a person makes an application to NOPSEMA, under Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011, for approval to commence an activity relating to a well; and

                     (b)  the person is the registered holder of a petroleum title;

levy is imposed on the application.

             (2)  Levy imposed by subsection (1) is to be known as well activity levy.

             (3)  Well activity levy imposed by subsection (1) is payable by the person.

Amount of well activity levy

             (4)  The amount of well activity levy imposed by subsection (1) on an application is the amount that is specified in, or worked out in accordance with, the regulations.

Exemption

             (5)  If:

                     (a)  at a particular time, a person makes an application to NOPSEMA, under Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011, for approval to commence an activity relating to a well; and

                     (b)  well activity levy is imposed by subsection (1) on the application; and

                     (c)  during the 6‑month period beginning at that time:

                              (i)  the person makes another application under that Part for approval to commence an activity relating to the well; or

                             (ii)  another person who has become the registered holder of a petroleum title makes an application under that Part for approval to commence an activity relating to the well;

well activity levy is not imposed by subsection (1) on the application referred to in subparagraph (c)(i) or (ii), as the case may be.

Definitions

             (6)  In this section:

petroleum title means:

                     (a)  a petroleum exploration permit; or

                     (b)  a petroleum retention lease; or

                     (c)  a petroleum production licence.

registered holder, in relation to a petroleum title, has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

10D  Imposition of well activity levy—State/Territory petroleum titles

             (1)  If:

                     (a)  either:

                              (i)  a person makes an application to NOPSEMA, under the regulations of a State or Territory that substantially correspond to Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011, for acceptance of a well operations management plan; or

                             (ii)  a person makes an application to NOPSEMA, under regulations of a State or Territory that substantially correspond to Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011, for approval to commence an activity relating to a well; and

                     (b)  the person is the registered holder of a State/Territory petroleum title;

levy is imposed on the application.

             (2)  Levy imposed by subsection (1) is to be known as well activity levy.

             (3)  Well activity levy imposed by subsection (1) is payable by the person.

Amount of well activity levy

             (4)  The amount of well activity levy imposed by subsection (1) on an application is the amount that is specified in, or worked out in accordance with, the regulations.

Exemption

             (5)  If:

                     (a)  at a particular time, a person makes an application to NOPSEMA, under the regulations of a State or Territory that substantially correspond to Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011, for approval to commence an activity relating to a well; and

                     (b)  well activity levy is imposed by subsection (1) on the application; and

                     (c)  during the 6‑month period beginning at that time:

                              (i)  the person makes another application under those regulations for approval to commence an activity relating to the well; or

                             (ii)  another person who has become the registered holder of a State/Territory petroleum title makes an application under those regulations for approval to commence an activity relating to the well;

well activity levy is not imposed by subsection (1) on the application referred to in subparagraph (c)(i) or (ii), as the case may be.

Definitions

             (6)  In this section:

Commonwealth petroleum title means:

                     (a)  a petroleum exploration permit; or

                     (b)  a petroleum retention lease; or

                     (c)  a petroleum production licence.

registered holder, in relation to a State/Territory petroleum title, means the person whose name is shown in the Register kept under the relevant State PSLA or Territory PSLA as the holder of the title.

State/Territory petroleum title means an instrument under a State PSLA or Territory PSLA that confers, in relation to the designated coastal waters of a State or Territory, some or all of the rights that a Commonwealth petroleum title confers in relation to the offshore area of the State or Territory.

Part 4CAnnual titles administration levy

  

10E  Imposition of annual titles administration levy

             (1)  Levy is imposed on an eligible title:

                     (a)  for the year beginning on the day the title comes into force; and

                     (b)  for each subsequent year beginning on the anniversary of that day, if the title is in force at the start of the anniversary.

Levy is imposed whether or not the eligible title is in force for the whole of the year.

Note:          See section 695M of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 for the remittal or refund of levy imposed for a year by this subsection if the title ceases to be in force before the end of the year.

             (2)  Levy imposed by subsection (1) is to be known as annual titles administration levy.

             (3)  Annual titles administration levy imposed by subsection (1) is payable by the registered holder of the title.

Amount of annual titles administration levy

             (4)  The amount of annual titles administration levy imposed by subsection (1) on a title is the amount that is specified in, or worked out in accordance with, the regulations.

             (5)  The regulations may specify different amounts of annual titles administration levy, or different means of working out amounts of annual titles administration levy, in relation to different eligible titles.

             (6)  Subsection (5) does not limit subsection 33(3A) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

Definitions

             (7)  In this section:

boundary‑change petroleum exploration permit has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

cash‑bid petroleum exploration permit has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

eligible title means:

                     (a)  a work‑bid petroleum exploration permit; or

                    (aa)  a cash‑bid petroleum exploration permit; or

                     (b)  a special petroleum exploration permit; or

                   (ba)  a boundary‑change petroleum exploration permit; or

                     (c)  a petroleum retention lease; or

                     (d)  a petroleum production licence; or

                     (e)  an infrastructure licence; or

                      (f)  a pipeline licence; or

                     (g)  a work‑bid greenhouse gas assessment permit; or

                     (h)  a greenhouse gas holding lease; or

                      (i)  a greenhouse gas injection licence.

registered holder, in relation to a title, has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

special petroleum exploration permit has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

work‑bid greenhouse gas assessment permit has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

work‑bid petroleum exploration permit has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

Part 4DEnvironment plan levy

  

10F  Imposition of environment plan levy—activities authorised by Commonwealth titles

             (1)  If:

                     (a)  both:

                              (i)  an environment plan is submitted to NOPSEMA under regulation 9 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009; and

                             (ii)  the activities to which the plan relates are authorised by one or more Commonwealth titles; or

                     (b)  both:

                              (i)  a proposed revision of an environment plan is submitted to NOPSEMA under regulation 17, 18 or 19 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009; and

                             (ii)  the activities to which the revised plan relates are authorised by one or more Commonwealth titles; or

                     (c)  both:

                              (i)  an environment plan is submitted to NOPSEMA under regulation 9 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009; and

                             (ii)  the plan is submitted by an applicant for a Commonwealth title mentioned in paragraph (e), (f), (g), (k) or (l) of the definition of Commonwealth title in subsection (7);

levy is imposed on the submission.

             (2)  Levy imposed by subsection (1) is to be known as environment plan levy.

             (3)  Environment plan levy imposed by subsection (1) is payable:

                     (a)  if:

                              (i)  paragraph (1)(a) applies; and

                             (ii)  the activities to which the plan relates are authorised by a single Commonwealth title;

                            by the titleholder; or

                     (b)  if:

                              (i)  paragraph (1)(a) applies; and

                             (ii)  the activities to which the plan relates are authorised by 2 or more Commonwealth titles;

                            jointly and severally by the titleholders; or

                     (c)  if:

                              (i)  paragraph (1)(b) applies; and

                             (ii)  the activities to which the revised plan relates are authorised by a single Commonwealth title;

                            by the titleholder; or

                     (d)  if:

                              (i)  paragraph (1)(b) applies; and

                             (ii)  the activities to which the revised plan relates are authorised by 2 or more Commonwealth titles;

                            jointly and severally by the titleholders; or

                     (e)  if paragraph (1)(c) applies—by the applicant for the Commonwealth title.

Amount of environment plan levy

             (4)  The amount of environment plan levy imposed by subsection (1) in respect of a submission is the amount that is specified in, or worked out in accordance with, the regulations.

             (5)  The regulations may specify different amounts of environment plan levy, or different means of working out amounts of environment plan levy, in relation to different circumstances.

             (6)  Subsection (5) does not limit subsection 33(3A) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

Definitions

             (7)  In this section:

Commonwealth title means:

                     (a)  a petroleum exploration permit; or

                     (b)  a petroleum retention lease; or

                     (c)  a petroleum production licence; or

                     (d)  an infrastructure licence; or

                     (e)  a pipeline licence; or

                      (f)  a petroleum special prospecting authority; or

                     (g)  a petroleum access authority; or

                    (ga)  a petroleum scientific investigation consent; or

                     (h)  a greenhouse gas assessment permit; or

                      (i)  a greenhouse gas holding lease; or

                      (j)  a greenhouse gas injection licence; or

                     (k)  a greenhouse gas search authority; or

                      (l)  a greenhouse gas special authority; or

                    (m)  a greenhouse gas research consent.

greenhouse gas assessment permit has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

greenhouse gas research consent has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

greenhouse gas search authority has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

greenhouse gas special authority has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

petroleum access authority has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

petroleum scientific investigation consent has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

petroleum special prospecting authority has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

registered holder, in relation to a title, has the same meaning as in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

titleholder means:

                     (a)  for a title mentioned in any of paragraphs (a) to (g) or (h) to (l) of the definition of Commonwealth title in this subsection—the registered holder of the title; or

                     (b)  for a consent mentioned in paragraph (ga) or (m) of the definition of Commonwealth title in this subsection—the holder of the consent (within the meaning of section 254 or 425 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006).

10G  Imposition of environment plan levy—activities authorised by State/Territory titles

             (1)  If either:

                     (a)  both:

                              (i)  an environment plan is submitted to NOPSEMA under a regulation of a State or Territory that substantially corresponds to regulation 9 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009; and

                             (ii)  the activities to which the plan relates are authorised by one or more State/Territory titles; or

                     (b)  both:

                              (i)  a proposed revision of an environment plan is submitted to NOPSEMA under a regulation of a State or Territory that substantially corresponds to regulation 17, 18 or 19 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009; and

                             (ii)  the activities to which the revised plan relates are authorised by one or more State/Territory titles; or

                     (c)  both:

                              (i)  an environment plan is submitted to NOPSEMA under a regulation of a State or Territory that substantially corresponds to regulation 9 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009; and

                             (ii)  the plan is submitted by an applicant for a State/Territory title that substantially corresponds to a Commonwealth title mentioned in paragraph (e), (f), (g), (k) or (l) of the definition of Commonwealth title in subsection 10F(7).

levy is imposed on the submission.

             (2)  Levy imposed by subsection (1) is to be known as environment plan levy.

             (3)  Environment plan levy imposed by subsection (1) is payable:

                     (a)  if:

                              (i)  paragraph (1)(a) applies; and

                             (ii)  the activities to which the plan relates are authorised by a single State/Territory title;

                            by the titleholder; or

                     (b)  if:

                              (i)  paragraph (1)(a) applies; and

                             (ii)  the activities to which the plan relates are authorised by 2 or more State/Territory titles;

                            jointly and severally by the titleholders; or

                     (c)  if:

                              (i)  paragraph (1)(b) applies; and

                             (ii)  the activities to which the revised plan relates are authorised by a single State/Territory title;

                            by the titleholder; or

                     (d)  if:

                              (i)  paragraph (1)(b) applies; and

                             (ii)  the activities to which the revised plan relates are authorised by 2 or more State/Territory titles;

                            jointly and severally by the titleholders; or

                     (e)  if paragraph (1)(c) applies—by the applicant for the State/Territory title.

Amount of environment plan levy

             (4)  The amount of environment plan levy imposed by subsection (1) in respect of a submission is the amount that is specified in, or worked out in accordance with, the regulations.

             (5)  The regulations may specify different amounts of environment plan levy, or different means of working out amounts of environment plan levy, in relation to different circumstances.

             (6)  Subsection (5) does not limit subsection 33(3A) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

Definitions

             (7)  In this section:

registered holder, in relation to a State/Territory title, means the person whose name is shown in the Register kept under the relevant State PSLA or Territory PSLA as the holder of the title.

State/Territory title means an instrument under a State PSLA or Territory PSLA that confers, in relation to the designated coastal waters of a State or Territory, some or all of the rights that a Commonwealth title (within the meaning of section 10F) confers in relation to the offshore area of the State or Territory.

titleholder means:

                     (a)  for a State/Territory title that substantially corresponds to a Commonwealth title mentioned in any of paragraphs (a) to (g) or (h) to (l) of the definition of Commonwealth title in subsection 10F(7)—the registered holder of the title; or

                     (b)  for a State/Territory title that substantially corresponds to a consent mentioned in paragraph (ga) or (m) of the definition of Commonwealth title in subsection 10F(7)—the holder of the consent under the relevant State PSLA or Territory PSLA.

Part 5Regulations

  

11  Regulations

                   The Governor‑General may make regulations for the purposes of sections 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10A, 10B, 10C, 10D, 10E, 10F and 10G.


Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

The following endnotes are included in every compilation:

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Endnotes about misdescribed amendments and other matters are included in a compilation only as necessary.

Abbreviation key—Endnote 2

The abbreviation key sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

Legislation history and amendment history—Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law. The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision (generally section or equivalent) level. It also includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law.

Misdescribed amendments

A misdescribed amendment is an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made. If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation “(md)” added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the amendment is set out in the endnotes.

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

 

A = Act

orig = original

ad = added or inserted

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

am = amended

    /sub‑subparagraph(s)

amdt = amendment

pres = present

c = clause(s)

prev = previous

C[x] = Compilation No. x

(prev…) = previously

Ch = Chapter(s)

Pt = Part(s)

def = definition(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

Dict = Dictionary

Reg = Regulation/Regulations

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

reloc = relocated

Div = Division(s)

renum = renumbered

exp = expires/expired or ceases/ceased to have

rep = repealed

    effect

rs = repealed and substituted

F = Federal Register of Legislative Instruments

s = section(s)/subsection(s)

gaz = gazette

Sch = Schedule(s)

LI = Legislative Instrument

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

(md) = misdescribed amendment

SR = Statutory Rules

mod = modified/modification

Sub‑Ch = Sub‑Chapter(s)

No. = Number(s)

SubPt = Subpart(s)

o = order(s)

underlining = whole or part not

Ord = Ordinance

    commenced or to be commenced

 

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Act

Number and year

Assent

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Act 2003

117, 2003

4 Dec 2003

s 3–11: 1 Jan 2005 (s 2(1) item 2)
Remainder: 4 Dec 2003 (s 2(1) item 1)

 

Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Amendment Act 2006

19, 2006

29 Mar 2006

Sch 1: 1 July 2008 (s 2(1) item 2 and F2008L02273)
Remainder: 29 Mar 2006 (s 2(1) item 1)

Sch. 1 (items
33–36)

Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Amendment (Greenhouse Gas Storage) Act 2008

120, 2008

21 Nov 2008

Sch 1: 1 July 2008 (s 2(1) item 2)
Schedule 2: 22 Nov 2008 (s 2(1) item 3)
Remainder: 21 Nov 2008 (s 2(1) item 1)

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

103, 2009

8 Oct 2009

Sch 1 (items 1–12): 1 Jan 2010 (s 2(1) item 2)
Sch 1 (item 13): 9 Oct 2009 (s 2(1) item 3)
Remainder: 8 Oct 2009 (s 2(1) item 1)

Sch. 1 (items 7, 12, 13)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety Levies) Amendment Act 2010

119, 2010

16 Nov 2010

Sch 1: 1 Jan 2010 (s 2(1) item 2)
Remainder: 16 Nov 2010 (s 2(1) item 1)

Sch. 1 (items 5, 6)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Regulatory Levies Legislation Amendment (2011 Measures No. 1) Act 2011

27, 2011

25 May 2011

Sch 1: 17 June 2011 (s 2(1) item 2 and F2011L01059)
Remainder: 25 May 2011 (s 2(1) item 1)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Regulatory Levies Legislation Amendment (2011 Measures No. 2) Act 2011

114, 2011

14 Oct 2011

Sch 1: 1 Jan 2012 (s 2(1) item 2)
Remainder:14 Oct 2011 (s 2(1) item 1)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment Act 2013

142, 2013

13 Dec 2013

Sch 1: 14 Dec 2013 (s 2(1) item 2)
Remainder: 13 Dec 2013 (s 2(1) item 1)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment Act 2014

79, 2014

17 July 2014

Sch 1 (items 1, 2): 17 Jan 2015 (s 2(1) item 2)
Sch 1 (items 3–21): 18 July 2014 (s 2(1) item 3)
Remainder: 17 July 2014 (s 2(1) item 1)

Sch 1 (item 21)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment (Designated Coastal Waters) Act 2015

16, 2015

19 Mar 2015

Sch 1 (items 1‑8): 20 Mar 2015 (s 2)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment (Miscellaneous Matters) Act 2015

34, 2015

2 Apr 2015

Sch 1: 3 Apr 2015 (s 2(1) items 2, 3)
Remainder: 2 Apr 2015 (s 2(1) item 1)

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

Title.....................................

am No 120, 2008; No 103, 2009; No 27, 2011

Part 1

 

s 1........................................

am No 120, 2008; No 27, 2011

s 3........................................

am No 19, 2006; No 120, 2008; No 103, 2009; No 27, 2011; No 114, 2011; No 16, 2015; No 34, 2015

s 3A.....................................

ad No 16, 2015

s 4........................................

am No 19, 2006; No 120, 2008

Part 2

 

s 5........................................

am No 19, 2006; No 120, 2008; No 114, 2011; No 34, 2015

s 6........................................

am No 19, 2006; No 120, 2008; No 114, 2011; No 34, 2015

Part 3

 

s 7........................................

am No 19, 2006; No 120, 2008; No 103, 2009

 

rs No 103, 2009

 

am No 119, 2010

s 8........................................

am No 19, 2006; No 120, 2008; No 103, 2009

 

rs No 103, 2009

 

am No 119, 2010

Part 4

 

Part 4...................................

rep No 103, 2009

 

ad No 27, 2011

s 9........................................

am No 19, 2006; No 120, 2008

 

rep No 103, 2009

 

ad No 27, 2011

 

am No 114, 2011; No 34, 2015

s 10......................................

am No 19, 2006; No 120, 2008

 

rep No 103, 2009

 

ad No 27, 2011

 

am No 114, 2011; No 16, 2015; No 34, 2015

Part 4A

 

Part 4A.................................

ad No 27, 2011

s 10A...................................

ad No 27, 2011

 

am No 114, 2011

s 10B...................................

ad No 27, 2011

 

am No 114, 2011; No 16, 2015

Part 4B

 

Part 4B.................................

ad No 27, 2011

s 10C...................................

ad No 27, 2011

 

am No 114, 2011

s 10D...................................

ad No 27, 2011

 

am No 114, 2011; No 16, 2015

Part 4C

 

Part 4C.................................

ad No 114, 2011

s 10E...................................

ad No 114, 2011

 

am No 142, 2013; No 79, 2014; No 34, 2015

Part 4D

 

Part 4D.................................

ad No 114, 2011

s 10F....................................

ad No 114, 2011

 

am No 79, 2014

s 10G...................................

ad No 114, 2011

 

am No 79, 2014; No 16, 2015

Part 5

 

s 11......................................

am No 103, 2009; No 27, 2011; No 114, 2011