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Emergency Management Amendment Bill 2016

Bill No.174
SynopsisThe purpose of this bill is to amend the Emergency Management Act 2005 to: provide the State Emergency Management Committee (SEMC) with a new function to review the implementation of past inquiries and investigations into emergencies; 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; allow a hazard management agency prescribed for an emergency management aspect to declare an emergency situation; implement the eight recommendations of the Review of the Emergency Management Act 2005, tabled in Parliament on 4 December 2013 and; strengthen and clarify incidental provisions within the Act.
Status Legislative Council Second Reading
Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill
Bill History
Acts Amended by this Bill (Blue Bills)
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Legislative Council Supplementary Notice Paper
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Superseded Legislative Council Supplementary Notice Papers (SNPs)
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Conference of Managers
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