Dangerous Goods (Transport) Bill 1998

Bill No.141

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to provide Western Australia with a nationally consistent scheme that will support dangerous goods transport regulations and the Australian Dangerous Goods Code. The Bill extends responsibility for compliance to all parties in the transport chain, thereby creating a comprehensive regulatory framework for the safe transport of dangerous goods.

StatusAssented to 12/01/1998
Royal Assent given 1 Dec 1998 as Act No. 50/98 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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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 11/10/1998  
Second Reading 11/11/1998  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/19/1998  
Third Reading 11/19/1998  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 08/18/1998  
First Reading 08/19/1998  
Second Reading 08/19/1998 1 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 10/29/1998  
Committee of the whole 10/29/1998  
Amendments adopted 10/29/1998  
Third Reading 10/29/1998  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Referred to Standing Committee on Constitutional Affairs  09/18/1998 2 

1. Explanatory Memorandum provided.
2. Referred under Standing Order 230 (d) until 18 September 1998.