Federal Register of Legislation - Australian Government

Primary content

Regulations as made
This instrument amends the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Regulations 2004 to give full effect to the amendments made by the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment Act 2021.
Administered by: Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Registered 09 Dec 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Feb-2022
Tabled Senate08-Feb-2022
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment (Titles Administration) Regulations 2021

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 09 December 2021

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Keith Pitt

Minister for Resources and Water

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Regulations 2004    2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment (Titles Administration) Regulations 2021.

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

At the same time as Schedule 1 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Regulatory Levies) Amendment Act 2021 commences.

2 March 2022

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 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 1Amendments

  

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

1  Regulation 21

Omit “subsections 7(4) and (5)” (wherever occurring), substitute “subsection 7(4)”.

2  Subregulation 22(1)

Omit “subsections 7(4) and (5)”, substitute “subsection 7(4)”.

3  Subregulation 22(1)

Omit “or part of a year”.

4  Subregulation 22(2)

Omit “or part of a year” (wherever occurring).

5  Paragraph 25(1)(b)

Omit “, or a part of a year”.

6  Regulation 29

Omit “subsections 8(4) and (5)” (wherever occurring), substitute “subsection 8(4)”.

7  Subregulation 30(1)

Omit “subsections 8(4) and (5)”, substitute “subsection 8(4)”.

8  Subregulation 30(1)

Omit “or part of a year”.

9  Subregulation 30(2)

Omit “or part of a year” (wherever occurring).

10  Paragraph 33(1)(b)

Omit “, or a part of a year”.

11  Subregulation 59C(1) (at the end of the note)

Add “, or are carried out for the purposes of complying with a remedial direction”.

12  Subregulation 59G(1) (at the end of the note)

Add “, or are carried out for the purposes of complying with a State/Territory remedial direction”.

13  Regulation 64 (after table item 12)

Insert:

12A

Subparagraph 10F(1)(d)(i)

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

12B

Subparagraph 10F(1)(e)(i)

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

14  Regulation 64 (at the end of the table)

Add:

16

Subparagraph 10G(1)(d)(i)

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

17

Subparagraph 10G(1)(e)(i)

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

15  After Part 12A

Insert:

Part 12BApplication of these Regulations if a remedial direction is in force

64A  Application of these Regulations if a remedial direction is in force

             (1)  This regulation applies if:

                     (a)  a direction (a petroleum remedial direction) is in force under section 586, 586A, 587 or 587A of the OPGGS Act; or

                     (b)  a direction (a greenhouse gas remedial direction) is in force under section 591B, 592, 594A or 595 of the OPGGS Act.

             (2)  Regulation 4 applies only to a pipeline licensee.

             (3)  Division 2 of Part 10, and regulations 59C and 62, apply as follows:

                     (a)  as if a reference to a registered holder of an eligible title that is a petroleum title included a reference to a person who is subject to a petroleum remedial direction;

                     (b)  as if a reference to a registered holder of an eligible title that is a greenhouse gas title included a reference to a person who is subject to a greenhouse gas remedial direction.

             (4)  The following provisions apply as if a reference to a licensee or licensee of a pipeline licence included a reference to a person who is subject to a petroleum remedial direction or a greenhouse gas remedial direction:

                     (a)  the definition of SMS amount in regulation 3;

                     (b)  Divisions 2 and 3 of Part 4;

                     (c)  regulation 62;

                     (d)  Part 2 of Schedule 3.

             (5)  Part 11B, other than regulation 59B, applies as if:

                     (a)  a reference to an individual activity included a reference to an activity that is:

                              (i)  of the same kind as a petroleum activity in the table in subregulation 59C(7); and

                             (ii)  carried out for the purpose of complying with a petroleum remedial direction; and

                     (b)  a reference to a licensed petroleum pipeline included a reference to a pipeline in relation to which a petroleum remedial direction applies.

64B  Application of these Regulations if a State/Territory remedial direction is in force

             (1)  This regulation applies if:

                     (a)  a direction (a State/Territory petroleum remedial direction) is in force under a provision of a State PSLA or Territory PSLA that substantially corresponds to section 586, 586A, 587 or 587A of the OPGGS Act; or

                     (b)  a direction (a State/Territory greenhouse gas remedial direction) is in force under a provision of a State PSLA or Territory PSLA that substantially corresponds to section 591B, 592, 594A or 595 of the OPGGS Act.

             (2)  Regulation 4 applies only to a pipeline licensee.

             (3)  Division 2 of Part 11, and regulations 59G and 62, apply as follows:

                     (a)  as if a reference to a registered holder of a State/Territory title that is a State/Territory petroleum title included a reference to a person who is subject to a State/Territory petroleum remedial direction;

                     (b)  as if a reference to a registered holder of a State/Territory title that is a State/Territory greenhouse gas title included a reference to a person who is subject to a State/Territory greenhouse gas remedial direction.

             (4)  The following provisions apply as if a reference to a licensee or licensee of a pipeline licence included a reference to a person who is subject to a State/Territory petroleum remedial direction or a State/Territory greenhouse gas remedial direction:

                     (a)  the definition of SMS amount in regulation 3;

                     (b)  Divisions 2 and 3 of Part 5;

                     (c)  regulation 62;

                     (d)  Part 2 of Schedule 3.

             (5)  Part 11C, other than regulation 59F, applies as if:

                     (a)  a reference to an individual activity included a reference to an activity that is:

                              (i)  of the same kind as a petroleum activity in the table in subregulation 59G(7); and

                             (ii)  carried out for the purpose of complying with a State/Territory petroleum remedial direction; and

                     (b)  a reference to a licensed petroleum pipeline included a reference to a pipeline in relation to which a State/Territory petroleum remedial direction applies.

16  Clause 4 of Schedule 2 (note)

Omit “, or a part of a year,”.