Acts Amendment (Marine Reserves) Bill 1997

Bill No.14

The purpose of this Bill is to amend the -
    • Conservation and Land Management Act 1984;
    • Mining Act 1978;
    • Petroleum Act 1967;
    • Petroleum (Submerged Lands) Act 1982;
    • Fish Resources Management Act 1994; and
    • Pearling Act 1990,
with a view to establishing a comprehensive framework for the enhancement, expansion and management of the State’s marine conservation reserve system. The Bill provides for the establishment of a Marine Parks and Reserves Authority and a Marine Parks and Reserves Scientific Advisory Committee.

StatusAssented to 06/10/1997
Royal Assent given 10 Jun 1997 as Act No. 5 of 1997. 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)

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 04/10/1997  
Second Reading 04/15/1997  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 05/13/1997  
Consideration in Detail 05/27/1997  
Third Reading 05/28/1997  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 03/26/1997  
First Reading 03/26/1997  
Second Reading 03/26/1997  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 04/09/1997  
Committee of the whole 04/09/1997  
Amendments adopted 04/10/1997  
Third Reading 04/10/1997