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ARPANS Act Amendment Bill passes the Senate

20 August 2015

On 18 August 2015 the Bill to amend the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 (The Act) passed the Senate. The Bill passed the House of Representatives on 13 August 2015.

The amendments to the Act will improve the operation of the legislation and update the regulatory scheme to better reflect international best practice. The Bill will now be presented to the Governor General for assent.

A summary of the amendments and the progress and status of the ARPANS Amendment Bill 2015 can be found on the Parliament of Australia website.

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