Economic Regulation Authority Bill 2002

Bill No.170

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to establish the Economic Regulation Authority as an independent body to assume responsibility for economic regulatory functions currently performed by a variety of Ministers, sector-specific regulators and public sector officials. The regulatory functions of the Authority will apply to electricity, gas. rail and water industries.

StatusAssented to 12/05/2003
Royal Assent given 5 Dec 2003 as Act No. 67 of 2003. For details refer to the Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 12/04/2002  
First Reading 12/04/2002  
Second Reading 12/04/2002  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 03/11/2003  
Consideration in Detail 03/12/2003  
Third Reading 03/13/2003  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 03/18/2003  
Second Reading 03/18/2003  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 10/15/2003  
Committee of the whole 10/15/2003  
Amendments adopted 10/24/2003  
Third Reading 11/11/2003  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  11/18/2003  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Referred to the Standing Committee on Public Administration and Finance  04/10/2003 1/2 
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  11/27/2003  

1. Bill discharged and referred to Committee. To report back to the House not later than 10/06/2003.
2. Report No. 3 presented to the President on 20/05/2003.