Electricity Industry Bill 2003

Bill No.249

SynopsisThis Bill is the first of a package of three Bills which will overhaul the way in which the electricity industry operates. The purpose of this particular Bill is to -
  • create a wholesale electricity market;
  • provide for the development of an Electricity Access Code;
  • establish an independent licensing regime and Tariff Equalisation Fund; and
  • grants the heads of power to develop measures to protect customers in the new market.

StatusAssented to 04/23/2004
Royal Assent given 23 Apr 2004 as Act No. 5 of 2004. This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation (see Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 10/30/2003  
First Reading 10/30/2003  
Second Reading 10/30/2003  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/20/2003  
Consideration in Detail 11/20/2003  
Third Reading 11/26/2003  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 12/02/2003  
Second Reading 12/02/2003  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 12/12/2003  
Committee of the whole 12/12/2003  
Amendments adopted 03/12/2004  
Third Reading 03/30/2004  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  03/30/2004  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  04/08/2004