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Environmental Protection Amendment Bill 2002

Bill No. 131
Long Title The purpose of this Bill is to amend the Environmental Protection Act 1986 to ensure: the independence of the Environmental Protection Authority; effective protection of native vegetation and clearing controls; the incorporation of sustainability principles into the Environmental Protection Act; improved impact assessment processes under the Act; and more effective post-approval monitoring of major projects.
Status Assented to
Royal Assent given 20 Oct 2003 as Act No. 54 of 2003. This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation (see Assent and Commencement information for Acts)
Current Bill
Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 06/27/2002  
First Reading 06/27/2002  
Second Reading 06/27/2002  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 09/24/2002 1 
Consideration in Detail 10/16/2002  
Amendments adopted 10/24/2002  
Third Reading 11/05/2002  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 11/06/2002  
Second Reading 11/06/2002  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 03/06/2003  
Committee of the whole 08/19/2003  
Amendments adopted 09/18/2003  
Third Reading 09/19/2003  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  09/23/2003  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Reinstated to the stage reached in the previous Session  08/14/2002  
Referred to a Legislation Committee in the Legislative Assembly  09/24/2002 1 
Referred to Standing Committee on Legislation  04/09/2003 2/3 
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  09/25/2003  

1. Committee to report by 24 October 2002.
2. Standing Committee on Legislation to report to the House not later than 23/05/2003.
3. Report No. 19 presented to the President on 23/05/2003.