Federal Register of Legislation - Australian Government

Primary content

Regulations as made
This instrument makes consequential amendments to regulations made under the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 to give full effect to two measures provided by the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Titles Administration and Other Measures) Act 2021.
Administered by: Industry, Science and Resources
Registered 09 Dec 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Feb-2022
Tabled Senate08-Feb-2022
Date of repeal 08 Sep 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 (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—Application fee for change in control of registered titleholder               2

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011 2

Schedule 2—Trailing liability                                                                                                                    3

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009             3

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Resource Management and Administration) Regulations 2011 3

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety) Regulations 2009                         4

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Legislation 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.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this instrument not elsewhere covered by this table

The day after this instrument is registered.

10 December 2021

2.  Schedule 1

At the same time as Schedule 1 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Titles Administration and Other Measures) Act 2021 commences.

2 March 2022

3.  Schedule 2

At the same time as Schedule 2 to the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Titles Administration and Other Measures) 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 Act 2006.

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 1Application fee for change in control of registered titleholder

  

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

1  After subregulation 11.01(1A)

Insert:

       (1AA)  For the purposes of subsection 566M(1) of the Act, the prescribed fee for an application is the fee specified in Division 2A of Part 1 of Schedule 6 for that application.

2  After Division 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 6

Insert:

Division 2AFees payable under section 566M of the Act

2A  Application fees payable under section 566M of the Act

                   The following table sets out the application fees payable under section 566M of the Act.

 

Fees payable under section 566M of the Act

Item

Type of application

Fee ($)

116AA

Application for approval of change in control of a registered holder of a title

8 250

Schedule 2Trailing liability

 

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009

1  At the end of Part 4

Add:

Division 4.3Application of these Regulations if a remedial direction is in force

34  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 Act; or

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

             (2)  These Regulations apply as follows:

                     (a)  as if a reference to a petroleum titleholder included a reference to a person who is subject to a petroleum remedial direction;

                     (b)  as if a reference to a titleholder included a reference to a person who is subject to a petroleum remedial direction or a greenhouse gas remedial direction;

                     (c)  as if a reference to a petroleum activity included a reference to an activity carried out for the purpose of complying with a petroleum remedial direction;

                     (d)  as if a reference to an activity included a reference to an activity carried out for the purpose of complying with a petroleum remedial direction or a greenhouse gas remedial direction.

             (3)  Despite subregulations (1) and (2), this regulation does not apply to the following definitions in regulation 4 of these Regulations:

                     (a)  activity;

                     (b)  petroleum activity;

                     (c)  petroleum titleholder;

                     (d)  titleholder.

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

2  After Division 9 of Part 5

Insert:

Division 9AApplication of this Part if a remedial direction is in force

5.29A  Application of this Part 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 Act; or

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

             (2)  This Part applies as follows:

                     (a)  as if a reference to a titleholder included a reference to a person who is subject to a petroleum remedial direction or a greenhouse gas remedial direction;

                     (b)  as if a reference to a well activity included a reference to an activity relating to a well carried out for the purpose of complying with a petroleum remedial direction or a greenhouse gas remedial direction;

                     (c)  if a title has ceased to be in force—as if a reference to a title area included a reference to the area in which activities are being carried out for the purposes of complying with a petroleum remedial direction or a greenhouse gas remedial direction.

             (3)  Despite subregulations (1) and (2), this regulation does not apply to the following provisions:

                     (a)  subregulation 5.01(1);

                     (b)  the definition of well activity in regulation 5.02;

                     (c)  regulation 5.03A.

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Safety) Regulations 2009

3  At the end of Part 6 of Chapter 2

Add:

Part 7Application of these Regulations if a remedial direction is in force

  

2.51  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 Act; or

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

             (2)  These Regulations (other than the definition of titleholder in regulation 1.5) apply as if a reference to a titleholder included a reference to a person who is subject to a petroleum remedial direction or a greenhouse gas remedial direction.