Supplementary Order Paper No 211

No 211

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Crown Minerals (Permitting and Crown Land) Bill


Proposed amendments

Catherine Delahunty, in Committee, to move the following amendments:

Clause 16

In clause 16, new section 25, after subsection (6) (after line 2 on page 30), insert:

  • (6AA) The Minister must not grant a permit of any kind in respect of a Crown owned mineral or petroleum in any Crown owned land described in Schedule 4, or internal waters (as defined in section 4 of the Territorial Sea, Contiguous Zone, and Exclusive Economic Zone Act 1977) described in Schedule 4, or land of the common marine and coastal area described in Schedule 4.

Clause 31

In clause 31, after subsection (3) (after line 3 on page 58), insert:

  • (3AA) In section 61(1A), repeal paragraphs (a) to (c).

Replace clause 31(4) (lines 6 to 8 on page 58) with:

  • (4) Repeal section 61(1A)(e).

In clause 31, after subsection (7) (after line 25 on page 58), insert:

  • (7A) Repeal section 61(3).


Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper would amend the Bill to prohibit petroleum and minerals prospecting and exploration in areas listed in Schedule 4. This amendment would prohibit the granting of prospecting and exploration permits for areas in Schedule 4, and in the case of Schedule 4 areas in the conservation estate, would prohibit the granting of access arrangements for petroleum and minerals prospecting and exploration.