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Electricity Corporations Bill 2005

Bill No. 039
Long Title The purpose of this Bill is to make amendments to the Electricity Corporations Act 1994to provide for the restructure of Western Power Corporation. The Bill provides for the establishment of four new Government owned corporations including their functions, powers and governance arrangements as well as providing for the transfer of assets and liabilities from Western Power: the Electricity Generation Corporation; Electricity Retail Corporation; Electricity Networks Corporation; and Regional Power Corporation.
Status Assented to
Royal Assent given 13 Oct 2005 as Act No. 18 of 2005. 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
Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 05/05/2005  
First Reading 05/05/2005  
Second Reading 05/05/2005  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 06/28/2005  
Consideration in Detail 06/29/2005  
Amendments adopted 06/29/2005  
Third Reading 06/30/2005  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 08/17/2005  
First Reading 08/17/2005  
Second Reading 08/17/2005  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 08/31/2005  
Committee of the whole 08/31/2005  
Amendments adopted 09/13/2005  
Third Reading 09/13/2005  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  09/14/2005  
Consideration of Legislative Council Message   09/22/2005 2 
Consideration of Legislative Assembly Message   09/22/2005 3 

This Bill comes into operation on Royal Assent except for the following - Parts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Part 9 sections 139,140, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151(1), 177 and Schedules 1 to 6 come into operation on Proclamation.
2. Amendments 1 - 18 agreed to; 19 disagreed to; 20 - 31 agreed to
3. Legislative Council amendment 19 not insisted upon