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ARPANS Legislation

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Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) - Legislative Framework

Acts of Parliament

The following acts of Parliament were proclaimed on 5th February 1999 and are now in operation:

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act No. 133, 1998 (www.comlaw.gov.au )

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (Licence Charges) Act No. 134, 1998 (www.comlaw.gov.au)

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (Consequential Amendments) Act No. 135, 1998 (www.comlaw.gov.au)

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999 (No. 37)

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999 (www.comlaw.gov.au)

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (LICENCE CHARGES) Regulations 2000 (www.comlaw.gov.au)

NOTE: This legislation is available from the COMLAW (Commonwealth of Australia Law) website. (Search hint: A text search using "Radiation" as the search word will produce most legislation relevant to ARPANSA)

History of Bills

The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (ARPANS) Bill 1998 was passed by the House of Representatives in May 1998, however Parliament was prorogued for the Federal Election before the Bill could be considered by the Senate. The following Bill's were reintroduced into Parliament and were passed by both Houses of Parliament on Thursday 10th December 1998.

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Bill 1998

Bill as at First Reading (PDF 98kb)

Explanatory Memorandum (PDF 51kb)

House of Representatives

Extract from Parliamentary Debates

11/11/1998 (PDF 26kb)
10/12/1998 (PDF 16kb)

Extract from Main Committee

11/11/1998 (PDF 26kb)

Senate

Extract from Parliamentary Debates

23/11/1998 (PDF 13kb)
24/11/1998 (PDF 4kb)
2/12/1998 (PDF 6kb)
8/12/1998 (PDF 6kb)
9/12/1998 (PDF 71kb)
10/12/1998 (PDF 16kb)

* Community Affairs Legislation Committee Report 2/12/98

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (Licence Charges) Bill

Bill as at First Reading (PDF 8kb)>
Explanatory Memorandum (PDF 6kb)

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (Consequential Amendments) Bill 1998

Bill as at First Reading (PDF 13kb)

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999 (No. 37)

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999

(Download from http://www.comlaw.gov.au/)

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (LICENCE CHARGES) Regulations 2000

(Download from http://www.comlaw.gov.au/)

NOTE: This legislation is available from the COMLAW (Commonwealth of Australia Law) website. (Search hint: A text search using "Radiation" as the search word will produce most legislation relevant to ARPANSA)

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