Department of the Legislative Assembly

Marine Pollution Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

Status - Key Documents - Submissions - Public Briefing - Tabled Papers - ReportContact

On 17 October 2019 the Legislative Assembly referred the Marine Pollution Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 to the Social Policy Scrutiny Committee for inquiry and report in accordance with clause (4)(c) of the Committee’s Terms of Reference by 11 February 2020.

On Wednesday 27 November 2019 the Assembly dissolved the Economic Policy and Social Policy Scrutiny Committees and established the Legislation Scrutiny Committee and referred outstanding Bill inquiries to the new Committee.

The Committee encourages all interested people to provide their comments and feedback on the Bill.

The Committee is to inquire into and report on:
a) whether the Assembly should pass the Bill;
b) whether the Assembly should amend the Bill;
c) whether the Bill has sufficient regard to the rights and liberties of individuals; and
d) whether the Bill has sufficient regard to the institution of Parliament.

Submissions should be sent to SPSC@nt.gov.au by close of business Wednesday 13 November 2019

Status

Report Tabled

Key Documents

Marine Pollution Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 (Serial 109)
Explanatory Statement 
Statement of Compatibility with Human Rights
Marine Pollution Act 1999 (NT)
Marine Pollution Regulations 2003 (NT)

Submissions

Submission 1 - Department of Primary Industry and Resources

Public Briefing

Public Briefing Schedule - 30 October 2019
Transcript - Public Briefing - 30 October 2019

Tabled Papers

Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Response to Legal Advice - 4 December 2019

Report

Inquiry into the Marine Pollution Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 - 10 December 2019
Associated Minutes of Proceedings

Contact

Ms Julia Knight
Committee Secretary
GPO Box 3721
DARWIN NT 0801 
Telephone:  (08) 8901 4149
Email: Contact

Last updated: 10 Dec 2019