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A Bill for an Act to amend the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975, and for related purposes
Administered by: Environment and Energy
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Registered 16 Jun 2017
Introduced HR 15 Jun 2017
Table of contents.

2016‑2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

(Environment and Energy)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975       3

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975                                                              3

 

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment Act 2017.

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

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this Act

The day after 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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  Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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 Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975

  

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975

1  Section 39ZH (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

39ZH  Revoking or freezing plans of management

2  Subsection 39ZH(4)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (4)  A plan of management containing enforcement provisions is of no effect at any time when there are no regulations in force providing for giving effect to the provisions.

          (4A)  Subsection (4) does not prevent the amendment or revocation of a plan of management while it is of no effect because of that subsection.

3  At the end of section 39ZI

Add:

             (4)  A plan of management that has no effect because of subsection 39ZH(4) is taken not to be in force for the purposes of this section.