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This instrument amends the Industry Research and Development (Northern Endeavour Temporary Operations Program) Instrument 2020 to provide for decommissioning activities.
Administered by: Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Registered 15 Dec 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Feb-2021
Tabled Senate02-Feb-2021
To be repealed 12 May 2021
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Industry Research and Development (Northern Endeavour Temporary Operations Program) Amendment Instrument 2020

I, Keith Pitt, Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, make the following instrument.

Dated   10 December 2020

Keith Pitt

Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia

 


Contents

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

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

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                           2

Industry Research and Development (Northern Endeavour Temporary Operations Program) Instrument 2020         2

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Industry Research and Development (Northern Endeavour Temporary Operations Program) Amendment Instrument 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.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 section 33 of the Industry Research and Development Act 1986.

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 1Amendments

Industry Research and Development (Northern Endeavour Temporary Operations Program) Instrument 2020

1  Section 4

Insert:

decommissioning includes all activities associated with or connected to the decommissioning of the Northern Endeavour, including the:

                     (a)  disconnection, removal and disposal of the Northern Endeavour; and

                     (b)  suspension, permanent plugging and abandonment of wells in the Laminaria-Corallina fields and flushing of associated pipelines; and

                     (c)  removal of subsea infrastructure from the Laminaria-Corallina fields.

Laminaria-Corallina fields means the areas covered by petroleum production licences AC/L5 and WA-18-L.

Northern Endeavour means the Northern Endeavour floating production storage and offtake facility (Australian General Shipping Register official number 860769).

2  Subsection 5(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  The program provides funding to support:

                     (a)  the operation and maintenance of:

                              (i)  the Northern Endeavour; and

                             (ii)  the wells and subsea infrastructure in the Laminaria-Corallina fields; and

                     (b)  decommissioning and activities in preparation for decommissioning; and

                     (c)  obtaining insurance in relation to the matters at paragraphs (a) and (b).