Emergency Management Amendment Bill 2016


Bill No.174

SynopsisThe purpose of this bill is to amend the Emergency Management Act 2005 to:
  1. provide the State Emergency Management Committee (SEMC) with a new function to review the implementation of past inquiries and investigations into emergencies;
  2. change the functions, ex officio membership and qualifications of the SEMC, change the membership of the State Emergency Coordination Group (SECG) and provide for the remuneration of independent SEMC and SEMC subcommittee members;
  3. allow a hazard management agency prescribed for an emergency management aspect to declare an emergency situation;
  4. implement the eight recommendations of the Review of the Emergency Management Act 2005, tabled in Parliament on 4 December 2013 and;
  5. strengthen and clarify incidental provisions within the Act.

StatusLegislative Council Second Reading 08/16/2016
Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill

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Progress

Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 02/23/2016  
First Reading 02/23/2016  
Second Reading 02/23/2016  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 06/29/2016  
Consideration in Detail 06/29/2016  
Amendments adopted 06/29/2016  
Third Reading 06/30/2016  


Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 08/16/2016  
First Reading 08/16/2016  
Second Reading 08/16/2016  
Second Reading Speech