Fire and Emergency Services Authority of Western Australia Bill 1998


Bill No.162

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to improve the co-ordination and planning of our State’s emergency services, through the establishment of the Fire and Emergency Services Authority of Western Australia.

The establishment of the Authority will consolidate, under one Board and Chief Executive Officer, the following entities -
      • The Bush Fires Board - a statutory authority established under the Bush Fires Act 1954;
      • The Western Australian Fire Brigades Board - a statutory authority established under the Fire Brigades Act 1942;
      • The Department of Fire and Emergency Services - a department originally established under the name of the Western Australian State Emergency Service.

StatusAssented to 11/04/1998
Royal Assent given 4 Nov 1998 as Act No. 41/98 of 1998. Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

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Progress

Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 06/17/1998  
First Reading 06/17/1998  
Second Reading 06/18/1998 1 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 09/15/1998  
Consideration in Detail 09/15/1998  
Third Reading 09/15/1998  


Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 09/16/1998  
Second Reading 09/16/1998  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 10/22/1998  
Committee of the whole 10/22/1998  
Third Reading 10/22/1998  


Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Reinstated to the stage reached in the previous Session  08/12/1998 1 


Notes
1. Restored from the First Session of Parliament on 12 August 1998.