Government Railways (Access) Bill 1998


Bill No.150

SynopsisThe Bill will -
    • provide for the establishment of a Rail Access Code to govern the use of government railways for rail operations by persons other than the Western Australian Government Railways Commission ("Westrail");
    • designate a regulator with monitoring and enforcing functions relating to the implementation of the Code;
    • specify the kind of administrative arrangements that Westrail is to have in place for the purposes of the implementation;
    • amend the National Rail Corporation Agreement Act 1992 to enable National Rail to compete for intra-state services on equal footing with other operators; and
    • consequentially amend the WA Government Railways Act 1904 to remove existing barriers to competition.

StatusReferred to Standing Committee on Constitutional Affairs 07/10/1998
This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation

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Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 06/10/1998  
First Reading 06/10/1998  
Second Reading 06/10/1998 2,3 
Second Reading Speech   


Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Referred to Standing Committee on Constitutional Affairs  07/10/1998 2 


Notes
1. Part 6 comes into operation on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.
2. Stands referred to the Standing Committee on Constitutional Affairs until 10 July, 1998.
3. Bill accompanied by explanatory notes.