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This instrument amends the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011, the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009 and the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Regulations 2004 to implement measures in the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2019 and the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment Act 2019.
Administered by: Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Registered 03 Apr 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Apr-2020
Tabled Senate08-Apr-2020
Date of repeal 01 Sep 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislation Amendment (Greenhouse Gas Storage) Regulations 2020

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 02 April 2020

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Keith Pitt

Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

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

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 2

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Levies                                                                                                                                          3

Part 1—Amendments commencing day after registration                                                    3

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Regulations 2004    3

Part 2—Amendments relating to Part 2 of Schedule 1 to Levies Amendment Act 4

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Regulations 2004    4

Part 3—Amendments relating to Division 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to Miscellaneous Amendments Act                                                                                                                                                          6

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Regulations 2004    6

Part 4—Amendments relating to Schedule 3 to Levies Amendment Act                  13

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Regulations 2004  13

Part 5—Amendments relating to Schedule 6 to Levies Amendment Act                  16

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Regulations 2004  16

Schedule 2—Resource management and administration                                                       18

Part 1—Amendments commencing first                                                                                      18

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011 18

Part 2—Amendments commencing later                                                                                     20

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011 20

Schedule 3—Environment                                                                                                                        23

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009           23

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislation Amendment (Greenhouse Gas Storage) Regulations 2020.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument 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.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this instrument not elsewhere covered by this table

The day after this instrument is registered.

4 April 2020

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

The day after this instrument is registered.

4 April 2020

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

At the same time as Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment Act 2019 commences.

28 April 2020

4.  Schedule 1, Part 3

At the same time as Division 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2019 commences.

28 April 2020

5.  Schedule 1, Part 4

At the same time as Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment Act 2019 commences.

28 April 2020

6.  Schedule 1, Part 5

At the same time as Schedule 6 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment Act 2019 commences.

28 April 2020

7.  Schedule 2, Part 1

At the same time as Division 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2019 commences.

28 April 2020

8.  Schedule 2, Part 2

At the same time as Schedule 18 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2019 commences.

28 April 2020

9.  Schedule 3

At the same time as Division 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2019 commences.

28 April 2020

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

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the following:

                     (a)  the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006;

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

4  Schedules

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

Schedule 1Levies

Part 1Amendments commencing day after registration

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Regulations 2004

1  Regulation 3 (definition of OHS inspector)

Repeal the definition.

2  Subparagraphs 4(2)(a)(ii) and (b)(ii)

Omit “the Safety Authority”, substitute “NOPSEMA”.

3  Paragraph 7(3)(a)

Omit “OHS inspectors”, substitute “NOPSEMA inspectors”.

4  Subregulation 9(3) (note)

Omit “an OHS inspector”, substitute “a NOPSEMA inspector”.

5  Paragraph 14(3)(a)

Omit “OHS inspectors”, substitute “NOPSEMA inspectors”.

6  Subregulation 16(3) (note)

Omit “an OHS inspector”, substitute “a NOPSEMA inspector”.

7  Paragraph 59(2)(a)

After “Regulations”, insert “or to regulation 5.06 of the old Resource Management and Administration Regulations”.

Part 2Amendments relating to Part 2 of Schedule 1 to Levies Amendment Act

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Regulations 2004

8  Regulation 54 (definition of old Resource Management and Administration Regulations)

Repeal the definition.

9  Regulation 55

After “an application”, insert “or submission”.

10  Regulation 55 (table, heading to column headed “Application”)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Application or submission

11  Regulation 55 (table item 2)

Repeal the item, substitute:

2

Submission of a proposed revision of a well operations management plan

$38,500

12  Regulation 55 (note)

Repeal the note.

13  Subregulation 56(2)

Omit “submits an application to NOPSEMA”.

14  Paragraph 56(2)(a)

Before “under”, insert “submits an application to NOPSEMA”.

15  Paragraph 56(2)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  submits to NOPSEMA, under regulation 5.13 of the Resource Management and Administration Regulations, a proposed revision of a well operations management plan.

16  Regulation 58

After “an application”, insert “or submission”.

17  Regulation 58 (table, heading to column headed “Application”)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Application or submission

18  Regulation 58 (at the end of the table)

Add:

3

Submission of a proposed revision of a well operations management plan

$38,500

19  After paragraph 59(2)(a)

Insert:

                    (aa)  submits to NOPSEMA, under a regulation of a State or Territory that substantially corresponds to regulation 5.13 of the Resource Management and Administration Regulations, a proposed revision of a well operations management plan; or

Part 3Amendments relating to Division 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to Miscellaneous Amendments Act

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Regulations 2004

20  Regulation 36

Insert:

eligible title has the meaning given by section 9 of the Regulatory Levies Act.

21  Regulation 36 (definition of petroleum title)

Repeal the definition.

22  Regulation 36 (definition of registered holder)

Omit “a petroleum title”, substitute “an eligible title”.

23  Before regulation 37

Insert:

Subdivision ALevy on compliance investigations concerning contravention of clause 13A of Schedule 3 to OPGGS Act

36A  Scope of this Subdivision

                   This Subdivision applies to a compliance investigation concerning a contravention or possible contravention of subclause 13A(1) or (2) of Schedule 3 to the OPGGS Act.

Note:          Those subclauses impose duties on registered holders of petroleum titles relating to wells used or to be used for operations authorised by the titles.

24  Subregulation 37(1)

Omit “a petroleum title”, substitute “an eligible title”.

25  Subregulation 38(1) (note)

Omit “a petroleum title”, substitute “an eligible title”.

26  Paragraph 38(2)(b)

Omit “a petroleum title”, substitute “an eligible title”.

27  Subregulation 38(3)

Omit “a petroleum title”, substitute “an eligible title”.

28  Subregulation 38(3)

Omit “the petroleum title”, substitute “the eligible title”.

29  Subregulation 39(1)

Omit “a petroleum title”, substitute “an eligible title”.

30  At the end of Division 2 of Part 6

Add:

Subdivision BLevy on compliance investigations concerning contravention of clause 13B of Schedule 3 to OPGGS Act

39A  Zero levy on compliance investigations concerning contravention of clause 13B of Schedule 3 to OPGGS Act

                   For the purposes of subsection 9(4) of the Regulatory Levies Act, the amount of well investigation levy imposed on a compliance investigation concerning a contravention or possible contravention of subclause 13B(1) or (2) of Schedule 3 to the OPGGS Act is zero.

Note:          Those subclauses impose duties on registered holders of greenhouse gas titles relating to wells used or to be used for operations authorised by the titles.

31  Before regulation 40

Insert:

39B  Scope of this Division

                   This Division applies in relation to:

                     (a)  a compliance investigation concerning a contravention or possible contravention of subclause 13A(1) or (2) of Schedule 3 to the OPGGS Act; and

                     (b)  well investigation levy imposed on such an investigation.

Note:          Those subclauses impose duties on registered holders of petroleum titles relating to wells used or to be used for operations authorised by the titles.

32  Subregulation 40(3)

Omit “a petroleum title”, substitute “an eligible title”.

33  Paragraph 41(4)(a)

Omit “a petroleum title”, substitute “an eligible title”.

34  Regulation 42 (definition of registered holder)

Omit “State/Territory petroleum title”, substitute “State/Territory title”.

35  Regulation 42 (definition of State/Territory petroleum title)

Repeal the definition.

36  Regulation 42

Insert:

State/Territory title has the meaning given by section 10 of the Regulatory Levies Act.

37  Before regulation 43

Insert:

Subdivision ALevy on inspections concerning contravention of provision corresponding to clause 13A of Schedule 3 to OPGGS Act

42A  Scope of this Subdivision

                   This Subdivision applies to an inspection concerning a contravention or possible contravention of a provision of a State PSLA or Territory PSLA that substantially corresponds to subclause 13A(1) or (2) of Schedule 3 to the OPGGS Act.

Note:          Those subclauses impose duties on registered holders of petroleum titles relating to wells used or to be used for operations authorised by the titles.

38  Subregulation 43(1)

Omit “State/Territory petroleum title”, substitute “State/Territory title”.

39  Subregulation 44(1) (note)

Omit “State/Territory petroleum title”, substitute “State/Territory title”.

40  Paragraph 44(2)(b)

Omit “State/Territory petroleum title”, substitute “State/Territory title”.

41  Subregulation 44(3)

Omit “State/Territory petroleum title”, substitute “State/Territory title”.

42  Subregulation 44(3)

Omit “the petroleum title”, substitute “the title”.

43  Subregulation 45(1)

Omit “State/Territory petroleum title”, substitute “State/Territory title”.

44  At the end of Division 2 of Part 7

Add:

Subdivision BLevy on inspections concerning contravention of provision corresponding to clause 13B of Schedule 3 to OPGGS Act

45A  Zero levy on inspections concerning contravention of provision corresponding to clause 13B of Schedule 3 to OPGGS Act

                   For the purposes of subsection 10(4) of the Regulatory Levies Act, the amount of well investigation levy imposed on an inspection concerning a contravention or possible contravention of a provision of a State PSLA or Territory PSLA that substantially corresponds to subclause 13B(1) or (2) of Schedule 3 to the OPGGS Act is zero.

Note:          Those subclauses impose duties on registered holders of greenhouse gas titles relating to wells used or to be used for operations authorised by the titles.

45  Before regulation 46

Insert:

45B  Scope of this Division

                   This Division applies in relation to:

                     (a)  an inspection concerning a contravention or possible contravention of a provision of a State PSLA or Territory PSLA that substantially corresponds to subclause 13A(1) or (2) of Schedule 3 to the OPGGS Act; and

                     (b)  well investigation levy imposed on such an inspection.

Note:          Those subclauses impose duties on registered holders of petroleum titles relating to wells used or to be used for operations authorised by the titles.

46  Subregulation 46(3)

Omit “State/Territory petroleum title”, substitute “State/Territory title”.

47  Paragraph 47(4)(a)

Omit “State/Territory petroleum title”, substitute “State/Territory title”.

48  Part 8 (heading)

Omit “petroleum”.

49  Before regulation 48

Insert:

Division 1Definitions

50  Regulation 48

Insert:

eligible title has the meaning given by section 10A of the Regulatory Levies Act.

51  Before regulation 49

Insert:

Division 2Annual well levy

Subdivision ALevy for eligible wells in relation to petroleum titles

48A  Scope of this Subdivision

                   This Subdivision applies to annual well levy on an eligible well in relation to an eligible title that is a petroleum title.

52  At the end of Part 8

Add:

Subdivision BLevy for eligible wells in relation to greenhouse gas titles

50A  Zero annual well levy

                   For the purposes of subsection 10A(4) of the Regulatory Levies Act, the amount of annual well levy is zero for the year for each eligible well in relation to an eligible title that is a greenhouse gas title (within the meaning of section 10A of that Act).

53  Part 9 (heading)

Omit “petroleum”.

54  Before regulation 51

Insert:

Division 1Definitions

55  Regulation 51

Insert:

State/Territory title has the meaning given by section 10B of the Regulatory Levies Act.

56  Before regulation 52

Insert:

Division 2Annual well levy

Subdivision ALevy for eligible wells in relation to State/Territory petroleum titles

51A  Scope of this Subdivision

                   This Subdivision applies to annual well levy on an eligible well in relation to a State/Territory title that is a State/Territory petroleum title.

57  Regulation 52

Omit “State/Territory petroleum title”, substitute “State/Territory title”.

58  At the end of Part 9

Add:

Subdivision BLevy for eligible wells in relation to State/Territory greenhouse gas titles

53A  Zero annual well levy

                   For the purposes of subsection 10B(4) of the Regulatory Levies Act, the amount of annual well levy is zero for the year for each eligible well in relation to a State/Territory title that is a State/Territory greenhouse gas title (within the meaning of section 10B of that Act).

59  Part 10 (heading)

Omit “petroleum”.

60  Before regulation 54

Insert:

Division 1Definitions

61  Regulation 54

Insert:

eligible title has the meaning given by section 10C of the Regulatory Levies Act.

62  Regulation 54 (definition of registered holder)

Omit “a petroleum title”, substitute “an eligible title”.

63  Before regulation 55

Insert:

Division 2Well activity levy

Subdivision ALevy payable by registered holders of petroleum titles

54A  Scope of this Subdivision

                   This Subdivision applies to well activity levy payable under section 10C of the Regulatory Levies Act by the registered holder of an eligible title that is a petroleum title.

64  Subregulation 56(2)

Omit “a petroleum title”, substitute “an eligible title”.

65  At the end of Part 10

Add:

Subdivision BLevy relating to greenhouse gas titles

56A  Zero well activity levy

                   For the purposes of subsection 10C(4) of the Regulatory Levies Act, the amount of well activity levy imposed by subsection 10C(1) of that Act in relation to the registered holder of an eligible title that is a greenhouse gas title (within the meaning of section 10C of that Act) is zero.

66  Part 11 (heading)

Omit “petroleum”.

67  Before regulation 57

Insert:

Division 1Definitions

68  Regulation 57 (definition of registered holder)

Omit “State/Territory petroleum title”, substitute “State/Territory title”.

69  Regulation 57

Insert:

State/Territory title has the meaning given by section 10D of the Regulatory Levies Act.

70  Before regulation 58

Insert:

Division 2Well activity levy

Subdivision ALevy payable by registered holders of State/Territory petroleum titles

57A  Scope of this Subdivision

                   This Subdivision applies to well activity levy payable under section 10D of the Regulatory Levies Act by the registered holder of a State/Territory title that is a State/Territory petroleum title.

71  Subregulation 59(2)

Omit “State/Territory petroleum title”, substitute “State/Territory title”.

72  At the end of Part 11

Add:

Subdivision BLevy relating to State/Territory greenhouse gas titles

59AAA  Zero well activity levy

                   For the purposes of subsection 10D(4) of the Regulatory Levies Act, the amount of well activity levy imposed by subsection 10D(1) of that Act in relation to the registered holder of a State/Territory title that is a State/Territory greenhouse gas title (within the meaning of section 10D of that Act) is zero.

73  Paragraph 62(3)(c)

Omit “a petroleum title or a State/Territory petroleum title”, substitute “an eligible title or a State/Territory title”.

74  Subregulation 63(1)

After “offshore petroleum industry”, insert “and the greenhouse gas storage industry”.

Part 4Amendments relating to Schedule 3 to Levies Amendment Act

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Regulations 2004

75  Regulation 6

Insert:

compliance investigation has the meaning given by section 3 of the Regulatory Levies Act.

76  Regulation 6 (definition of inspection)

Repeal the definition.

77  Subregulation 7(1)

Omit “an inspection”, substitute “a compliance investigation”.

78  Subregulation 7(1)

Omit “the inspection”, substitute “the compliance investigation”.

79  Subregulation 7(2)

Omit “an inspection”, substitute “a compliance investigation”.

80  Subregulations 7(2) and (3)

Omit “the inspection” (wherever occurring), substitute “the compliance investigation”.

81  Subregulation 7(4)

Omit “an inspection”, substitute “a compliance investigation”.

82  Subregulation 7(5)

Omit “an inspection”, substitute “a compliance investigation”.

83  Subregulation 7(5)

Omit “the inspection”, substitute “the compliance investigation”.

84  Subregulation 8(2)

Omit “an inspection”, substitute “a compliance investigation”.

85  Subregulation 8(2)

Omit “the inspection”, substitute “the compliance investigation”.

86  Paragraph 8(9)(b)

Omit “the inspection” (wherever occurring), substitute “the compliance investigation”.

87  Paragraphs 9(1)(a) and (b)

Omit “inspection” (wherever occurring), substitute “compliance investigation”.

88  Subregulation 9(2)

Omit “the inspection” (wherever occurring), substitute “the compliance investigation”.

89  Subregulation 9(2) (note)

Omit “an inspection”, substitute “a compliance investigation”.

90  Subregulation 9(3)

Omit “an inspection”, substitute “a compliance investigation”.

91  Subregulation 9(3)

Omit “the inspection” (wherever occurring), substitute “the compliance investigation”.

92  Subregulations 10(1) and 11(2)

Omit “an inspection”, substitute “a compliance investigation”.

93  Subregulation 11(2)

Omit “the inspection”, substitute “the compliance investigation”.

94  Subregulation 11(3)

Omit “an inspection”, substitute “a compliance investigation”.

95  Paragraphs 11(3)(a) and (b) and (4)(a) and (b)

Omit “the inspection” (wherever occurring), substitute “the compliance investigation”.

96  Subregulation 11(4) (note)

Omit “an inspection”, substitute “a compliance investigation”.

97  Paragraph 12(1)(a)

Omit “an inspection”, substitute “a compliance investigation”.

98  Regulation 36

Insert:

compliance investigation has the meaning given by section 3 of the Regulatory Levies Act.

99  Regulation 36 (definition of inspection)

Repeal the definition.

100  Subregulations 37(1) and (2)

Omit “an inspection”, substitute “a compliance investigation”.

101  Subparagraphs 37(9)(b)(i) and (ii)

Omit “the inspection”, substitute “the compliance investigation”.

102  Subregulation 38(1)

Omit “an inspection” (first occurring), substitute “a compliance investigation”.

103  Subregulation 38(1)

Omit “the inspection” (first occurring), substitute “the compliance investigation”.

104  Subregulation 38(1) (table item 1)

Omit “the inspection”, substitute “the compliance investigation”.

105  Subregulation 38(1) (note)

Omit “an inspection”, substitute “a compliance investigation”.

106  Subregulation 38(1) (note)

Omit “the inspection”, substitute “the compliance investigation”.

107  Subregulation 38(2) (heading)

Omit “inspection”, substitute “compliance investigation”.

108  Subregulation 38(2)

Omit “an inspection”, substitute “a compliance investigation”.

109  Paragraphs 38(2)(a) and (b)

Omit “the inspection”, substitute “the compliance investigation”.

110  Subregulation 39(1)

Omit “an inspection”, substitute “a compliance investigation”.

111  Paragraph 40(2)(a)

Omit “the inspection”, substitute “the compliance investigation”.

112  Subregulation 41(1)

Omit “an inspection”, substitute “a compliance investigation”.

Part 5Amendments relating to Schedule 6 to Levies Amendment Act

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Regulations 2004

113  After Part 12

Insert:

Part 12ARegulations prescribed for particular provisions of Act

  

64  Regulations prescribed for particular provisions of Act

                   For the purposes of a provision of the Regulatory Levies Act mentioned in column 1 of an item of the following table, each of the regulations, or provisions of regulations, made under the OPGGS Act and mentioned in column 2 of the item is prescribed.

 

Regulations prescribed for particular provisions of Act

Item

Column 1
Provision of Regulatory Levies Act

Column 2
Prescribed regulations, or provision of regulations, made under the OPGGS Act

1

Definition of safety case in force in relation to a facility in subsection 7(8)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety) Regulations 2009

2

Definition of safety case in force in relation to a facility in subsection 8(8)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety) Regulations 2009

3

Subsection 10A(6A)

Paragraph 5.17(c) of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011

4

Subsection 10A(7)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011

5

Paragraph 10B(1)(c)

Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011

6

Subparagraph 10C(1)(a)(i)

Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011

7

Subparagraph 10C(1)(a)(ii)

Regulation 5.13 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011

8

Subparagraph 10D(1)(a)(i)

Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011

9

Subparagraph 10D(1)(a)(iv)

Regulation 5.13 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011

10

Subparagraph 10F(1)(a)(i)

Regulation 9 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009

11

Subparagraph 10F(1)(b)(i)

Regulation 17, 18 or 19 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009

12

Subparagraph 10F(1)(c)(i)

Regulation 9 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009

13

Subparagraph 10G(1)(a)(i)

Regulation 9 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009

14

Subparagraph 10G(1)(b)(i)

Regulation 17, 18 or 19 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009

15

Subparagraph 10G(1)(c)(i)

Regulation 9 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009

Schedule 2Resource management and administration

Part 1Amendments commencing first

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011

1  Paragraph 1.06(3)(l)

Omit “section 349 or 361”, substitute “section 361 or 369”.

2  Regulation 5.02 (definition of Regulator)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

Regulator means NOPSEMA.

3  Subregulation 5.04(2) (note 2)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note 2:       NOPSEMA may give directions to titleholders that may relate to a well activity and must be complied with despite anything in these Regulations: see sections 574, 576B and 576C of the Act. NOPSEMA and the responsible Commonwealth Minister may also give remedial directions about plugging or closing off wells: see sections 586, 586A, 591B and 592 of the Act.

4  Subregulation 5.05(2) (note 2)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note 2:       NOPSEMA may give directions to titleholders that may relate to a well activity and must be complied with despite anything in these Regulations: see sections 574, 576B and 576C of the Act. NOPSEMA and the responsible Commonwealth Minister may also give remedial directions about plugging or closing off wells: see sections 586, 586A, 591B and 592 of the Act.

5  Paragraph 5.10(3)(b)

Omit “or 586 of the Act which”, substitute “, 579A, 586 or 591B of the Act that”.

6  Paragraph 5.10(3)(c)

Omit “574A, 580, 586A or 592 of the Act which”, substitute “586A or 592 of the Act that”.

7  Paragraph 5.18(a)

Omit “574A, 576B, 576C, 580, 586, 586A”, substitute “576B, 579A, 586, 586A, 591B”.

8  Division 9 of Part 5 (heading)

Omit “if NOPSEMA is Regulator”.

9  Regulation 5.27

Repeal the regulation.

10  Regulation 5.29

Omit “or 586A”, substitute “, 580, 586A or 592”.

11  Subregulation 11A.01(1) (table item 4)

After “section 286A” (wherever occurring)”, insert “or 452A”.

12  Subregulation 11A.05(2)

Omit “responsible Commonwealth Minister, nominate one of them”, substitute “Titles Administrator and NOPSEMA, nominate one of the registered holders”.

13  Paragraph 11A.05(5)(b)

Omit “responsible Commonwealth Minister”, substitute “Titles Administrator and NOPSEMA”.

14  Paragraph 12.05(1)(b)

Omit “, a NOPSEMA inspector or a greenhouse gas project inspector,”, substitute “or a NOPSEMA inspector”.

Part 2Amendments commencing later

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011

15  After Part 11A

Insert:

Part 11BRegulations prescribed for particular provisions of Act

  

11B.01  Regulations prescribed for particular provisions of Act

                   For the purposes of a provision of the Act mentioned in column 1 of an item of the following table, each of the regulations, or provisions of regulations, mentioned in column 2 of the item is prescribed.

 

Regulations prescribed for particular provisions of Act

Item

Column 1
Provision of Act

Column 2
Prescribed regulations or provision of regulations

1

Paragraph 316(2)(b)

(a) Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009;

(b) Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011;

(c) Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety) Regulations 2009

2

Paragraph 351(2)(b)

(a) Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009;

(b) Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011;

(c) Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety) Regulations 2009

3

Paragraph 376(3)(b)

(a) Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009;

(b) Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011;

(c) Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety) Regulations 2009

4

Definition of environment plan in subsection 571(5)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009

5

Definition of petroleum activity in subsection 571(5)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009

6

Definition of environment plan in subsection 572C(3)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009

7

Definition of petroleum activity in subsection 572C(3)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009

8

Paragraph 574A(6)(b)

(a) Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009;

(b) Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011;

(c) Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety) Regulations 2009

9

Paragraph 580(5)(b)

(a) Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009;

(b) Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011;

(c) Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety) Regulations 2009

10

Item 15 of the table in subsection 601(1)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety) Regulations 2009

11

Item 16 of the table in subsection 601(1)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009

12

Item 16A of the table in subsection 601(1)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Greenhouse Gas Injection and Storage) Regulations 2011

13

Item 17 of the table in subsection 601(1)

Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011

14

Item 18 of the table in subsection 601(1)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011 (apart from Part 5 of those regulations)

15

Subparagraph (c)(ii) of the definition of titleholder’s obligations in subsection 602K(8)

Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011

16

Paragraph 638(1)(d)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety) Regulations 2009

17

Paragraph 638(1)(e)

Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011

18

Subparagraph 646A(5)(f)(i)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety) Regulations 2009

19

Subparagraph 646A(5)(f)(ii)

Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011

20

Subparagraph 646A(5)(g)(i)

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009

21

Paragraph (a) of the definition of well integrity law in clause 2 of Schedule 2B

Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011

22

Paragraph (c) of the definition of well integrity law in clause 2 of Schedule 2B

Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011

23

Subparagraph (c)(iii) of the definition of regulated business premises in clause 3 of Schedule 3

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety) Regulations 2009

24

Subparagraph (d)(ii) of the definition of regulated business premises in clause 3 of Schedule 3

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety) Regulations 2009

25

Subparagraph (e)(ii) of the definition of regulated business premises in clause 3 of Schedule 3

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety) Regulations 2009

26

Paragraph (b) of the definition of titleholder’s well‑related obligations in clause 3 of Schedule 3

Part 5 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011

Schedule 3Environment

  

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009

1  Regulation 4 (definition of Regulator)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

Regulator means NOPSEMA.

2  Subparagraph 23(2)(a)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                             (ii)  a direction given by the Regulator under section 574, 576B, 579A, 586 or 591B; or

                            (iii)  a direction given by the responsible Commonwealth Minister under section 580 or 592; or

3  Paragraph 28(2)(b)

Repeal the paragraph.

4  Paragraph 28(2)(c)

Omit “a greenhouse gas project inspector,”.

5  Paragraph 28(4)(a)

Repeal the paragraph.

6  Paragraph 28(4)(b)

Omit “a greenhouse gas project inspector or” (wherever occurring).

7  Paragraph 28(4)(b)

Omit “petroleum project inspector”, substitute “NOPSEMA inspector”.

8  In the appropriate position in Part 5

Insert:

Division 5.5Transitional arrangements relating to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislation Amendment (Greenhouse Gas Storage) Regulations 2020

52  Things done by or in relation to the responsible Commonwealth Minister as Regulator

             (1)  This regulation applies to a thing done, before the commencement of Schedule 3 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislation Amendment (Greenhouse Gas Storage) Regulations 2020, by or in relation to the responsible Commonwealth Minister as the Regulator for a greenhouse gas activity.

             (2)  On and after that commencement, these Regulations apply in relation to the thing as if it had been done by or in relation to NOPSEMA as the Regulator when the thing was done by or in relation to the responsible Commonwealth Minister.