Supplementary Order Paper No 355

No 355

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 16 May 2023

Self-contained Motor Vehicles Legislation Bill

Proposed amendment

Joseph Mooney, in Committee, to move the following amendment:


In the Schedule, new Schedule 1AA, after clause 7 (page 45, after line 22), insert:

Subpart 3—Review of Amendment Act

8 Review of Amendment Act


The Department and the Department of Internal Affairs must, within 1 year of the end of the transitional period,—


review the operation of the Amendment Act, since the date of its commencement, in so far as it relates to its effect on—


costs to people freedom camping; and


the usage of permitted freedom camping areas; and


waste, generated while freedom camping, being deposited in and on permitted freedom camping areas (other than into an appropriate waste receptacle); and


the proportion of people freedom camping using self-contained motor vehicles.


prepare a report on the review for the Minister of Tourism.


The review must include recommendations to the Minister of Tourism on whether any amendments to the Act are necessary or desirable.


As soon as practicable after receiving the report, the Minister of Tourism must present a copy of that report to the House of Representatives.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Self-contained Motor Vehicles Legislation Bill to require the Minister of Tourism to present a report to the House 1 year after the end of the transition period on the costs and effects of the legislation.