Coal Mines Legislation Amendment and Revival Bill 1998


Bill No.42

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to -
  • amend the Coal Miners' Welfare Act 1947;
  • provide for the wind-up of the Coal Mines Accident Relief Fund;
  • provide for a different Fund, the Coal Miners' Welfare Fund, to receive moneys standing to the credit of the Coal Mines Accident relief Fund at its wind-up, and the levy from mine owners on the output of all coal sold which is currently payable at a rate of 0.4101 cents per tonne to the Coal Mines Accident Relief Fund; and
  • revive certain provisions of the Coal Mines Regulation Act 1946 in order to validate the operations of the Coal Mines Accident Relief Fund since the Act was repealed in 1995 and provide for the wind-up of the Fund and associated matters, including the lump sum pay out of all remaining beneficiaries of the Fund.

StatusAssented to 12/31/1998
This Act came into operation on Royal Assent - Royal Assent given 31 Dec 1998 as Act No. 59/98 of 1998

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Progress

Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 12/23/1998  
Second Reading 12/23/1998  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 12/23/1998  
Third Reading 12/23/1998  


Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 10/29/1998  
First Reading 10/29/1998  
Second Reading 10/29/1998 1 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 12/10/1998  
Third Reading 12/10/1998  


Notes
1. Explanatory memorandum provided.