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Second Reading (Moved by Liberals) - Vote on the question that the Bill be read a second time.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Supported

Hickey, Labor, Liberals, Ogilvie

Opposed

Greens

Second Reading Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Labor) - Amendment inserts definitions pertaining to political donations. No division called.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

To insert a new paragraph ( ) before paragraph (a) By inserting the following definition after the definition of development:

Donation

(1) For the purposes of this Act, a donation is –

(a) a gift made to or for the benefit of a political party registered in Tasmania; or
(b) a gift made to or for the benefit of a Member of the Tasmanian Parliament; or
(c) a gift made to or for the benefit of a candidate or an intending candidate for an election to the Tasmanian Parliament; or

(d) a gift made to or for the benefit of an entity or other person (not being a party, a Member, a candidate or an intending candidate), the primary purpose  of which was used by the entity or person –

(i) to enable the entity or person to make, directly or indirectly, a donation to a Party, Member or candidate; or

(ii) to reimburse the entity or person for making, directly or indirectly, a donation to a Party, Member or candidate.

(2) A gift to an individual that was made in a private capacity to the individual for his or her personal use, and that the individual has not used, and does not intend to use, solely or substantially for a purpose related to an election or to his or her duties as a Member, is not a donation.

 

To insert a new paragraph ( ) to follow paragraph (a):

(b) by inserting the following definition after the definition of Executive Commissioner:

gift, for the purposes of this Act, a gift is any disposition of property made by a person to another person, otherwise than by will, being a disposition made without consideration in money or money’s worth or with inadequate consideration, and includes the provision of a service (other than volunteer labour) for no consideration or for inadequate consideration.


Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment to Amendment (Moved by Greens) - Amendment to Labor's amendment regarding the submission of a statutory declaration from a proponent. No division called.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment to Amendment

by inserting before the words “be accompanied by a statutory declaration” the words “if a proposal that a project be declared to be a major project is made by a proponent under subsection (1),”.

Original Amendment

Proposed new section 60C (4), subsection (4), after paragraph (b)

To insert new subclause (c):

(c) be accompanied by a statutory declaration made in accordance with the Oaths Act 2001 and signed by each of the Managing Director and Chair of the Board (or equivalent) of the proponent, disclosing any donation or gift made by the proponent or its agents in the previous three years to any Member of the Tasmanian Parliament, any Candidate for election to the Tasmanian Parliament or to any political Party registered in Tasmania.


Amendment to Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Labor) - Amendment regarding the submission of a statutory declaration from a proponent. No division called.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

Proposed new section 60C (4), subsection (4), after paragraph (b)

To insert new subclause (c):

(c) be accompanied by a statutory declaration made in accordance with the Oaths Act 2001 and signed by each of the Managing Director and Chair of the Board (or equivalent) of the proponent, disclosing any donation or gift made by the proponent or its agents in the previous three years to any Member of the Tasmanian Parliament, any Candidate for election to the Tasmanian Parliament or to any political Party registered in Tasmania.


Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Labor) - Amendment prohibiting proponents that have made political donations from submitting a proposal that a project be declared to be a major project.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

In proposed new section 60C, after subsection (6) by inserting the following new subclause:

(7) Notwithstanding anything in this Act, a proponent who has made a donation or gift whether by itself or its agents in the previous three years to any member of the Parliament of Tasmania, or to a candidate for election to the Parliament of Tasmania or to the Party of any Member or candidate for election to the Tasmanian Parliament is prohibited from making a proposal that a project be declared to be a major project.

Supported

Greens, Labor

Opposed

Hickey, Liberals, Ogilvie

Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Greens) - Amendment requiring a major project nomination to be accompanied by detailed information rather than general information. No division.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

In proposed new section 60C, subsection (4), paragraph (b) by leaving out “general” and inserting instead “detailed”.


Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Greens) - Amendment to remove the Minister's discretion to waive a 2-year prohibition on resubmitting a major project after a failure to provide amended details.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

In Proposed new section 60E, subsection (4) by leaving out the words “, except with the approval of the Minister,”

Supported

Greens, Ogilvie

Opposed

Hickey, Labor, Liberals

Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Greens) - Removes the words generally and general from requirements for details, relating to the physical features of the land and the location of the project on the land, to be contained in a major project proposal.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

In proposed new section 60F by:

(a)          Leaving out the word “generally” from paragraph (e) in subsection (1); and

(b)          Leaving out the word “general from paragraph (f) in subsection (1).


Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Greens) - Amendment to remove limitations on the Minister's ability to request information and increases the range of information a Minister may request. No division.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

In proposed new section 60H by –

(a) Leaving out subsection (2) and inserting the following new subsection (2) instead –

“(2) Information may only be requested under subsection (1) before the Minister makes a declaration of a major project under section 60O(1).”; and

(b) Leaving out subsection (4) and inserting the following new subsection (4) instead –

“(4) Without limiting the generality of subsection (1), the information that may be requested under that subsection includes –

(a) information as to any further approvals, permissions, licences, or authorities, however described, that, in addition to a project-related permit, may be required to be obtained by the proponent under an Act in order for the project, or activities for the purposes of the project, to be lawfully implemented or conducted;

(b) information as to the accuracy or otherwise of information contained in a major project proposal obtained under section 60E; and

(c) information as to the conformance of the project with determination guidelines.”


Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment to Amendment (Moved by Liberals) - Amendment to Greens amendment adding in classes of persons that must be notified of a declaration of a project.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment to Amendment

An Amendment to the Amendment was proposed by the Minister for Planning;

To leave out paragraph (h). 

Original Amendment

In proposed new section 60I by omitting paragraph (g) from subsection (1), and inserting the following paragraphs –

“(g)        the Commission; and

(h)         any other persons or class of persons the Minister considers likely to be directly impacted by the proposal; and

(i)          any other persons or class of persons that are prescribed.”.


Amendment to Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Greens) - Amended amendment providing that additional persons who must be notified of a major project declaration may be prescribed in regulations.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

In proposed new section 60I by omitting paragraph (g) from subsection (1), and inserting the following paragraphs –

“(g)        the Commission; and

  (h)        any other persons or class of persons that are prescribed.”.

Original Amendment

In proposed new section 60I by omitting paragraph (g) from subsection (1), and inserting the following paragraphs –

“(g)        the Commission; and

  (h)        any other persons or class of persons the Minister considers likely to be directly impacted by the proposal; and

  (i)         any other persons or class of persons that are prescribed.”.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Greens) - Amendment to make determination guidelines disallowable instruments tabled in Parliament. No division.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

In proposed new section 60J by inserting after subsection (5) the following new subsections –

(6)          The Commission, as soon as practicable after issuing determination guidelines, must provide the Clerk of each House of Parliament a copy of the determination guidelines.

(7)          A Clerk of a House of Parliament must, as soon as practicable after receiving a copy of determination guidelines under subsection (7), cause the determination guidelines to be tabled in the House.

(8)          Determination guidelines cease to be in effect if –

(a)          the Commission revokes the determination guidelines under section 60L; or

(b)          either House of Parliament passes a resolution disallowing the determination guidelines.

(9)          If determination guidelines are disallowed under subsection (8)(b), the Commission must, as soon as practicable –

(a)          publish in the Gazette, and in a newspaper that is published, and circulates generally, in Tasmania, a notice specifying that the determination guidelines have been disallowed; and

(b)          must issue determination guidelines under section 60J(1) in their place.


Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Greens) - Amendment to specify that determination guidelines may prescribe matters that the Minister may not have regard to in assessing a proposal for a project to be made a major project.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

In proposed new section 60K, subsection (4), by leaving out “The determination guidelines” and inserting instead, “Unless the contrary intention appears, the determination guidelines”.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Greens) - Amendment to establish a higher threshold test for determining whether a project meets the 'significant scale and complexity' criterion.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

In proposed new section 60M in subsection (2), paragraph (b), by leaving out the words “of interest to, or for the benefit of,” and inserting instead the words “likely to have a detrimental impact on, or fulfil a significant public need of,”

Supported

Greens, Ogilvie

Opposed

Hickey, Labor, Liberals

Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Greens) - Amendment to make a major project declaration a disallowable instrument.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

In proposed new section 60O by –

(a) In subsection (3) by leaving out the words “, if any”; and

(b) Inserting the following new subsections after subsection (4) –

“(5)        The Minister must cause a declaration of a major project to be laid before each House of Parliament within the first 10 sitting days of the House after a declaration is made under subsection (1)(a).

(6)          A declaration under subsection (1)(a) is of no effect until it has been approved by both Houses of Parliament.

(7)          For the purposes of subsection (6), a House of Parliament is to be taken to have approved a declaration of a major project if a copy of it has been laid on the table of that House and –

(a)          it is approved by that House; or

(b)          at the expiration of 15 sitting days after it was laid on the table of that House, no notice has been given of a motion to disallow it or, if such notice has been given, the notice has been withdrawn or the motion has been negatived; or

(c)          if any notice of a motion to disallow it is given during that period of 15 sitting days, the notice is, after the expiration of that period, withdrawn or the motion is negatived.”

Supported

Greens, Ogilvie

Opposed

Hickey, Labor, Liberals

Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Greens) - Amendment requiring determination guidelines to be in force in order for a major project to be declared. No division.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

In proposed new section 60P, by inserting the following new paragraph after paragraph (a) of subsection (1) –

“( )         determination guidelines are in force, and the Minister is satisfied that the project is consistent with those guidelines; and”


Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Greens) - Amendment removing the ability of the Minister to require certain skills to be appointed to the Panel, and to appoint adjacent planning authorities as the planning authority of a project.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

In proposed new section 60Q by leaving out subsections (3), (5), (6) and (7).

Supported

Greens, Ogilvie

Opposed

Hickey, Labor, Liberals

Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment to Amendment (Moved by Liberals) - Amendment to Greens amendment adding in classes of persons that must be notified of a decision is relation to a project.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

To leave out paragraph (j). 

Original Amendment

In proposed new section 60R, subsection (1), by leaving out paragraph (i) from and inserting the following paragraphs –

“(i)         if the land on which the project is or was to be situated is situated in Wellington Park – the Wellington Park Management Trust; and

(j)           any other persons or class of persons the Minister considers likely to be directly impacted by the proposal; and

(k)          any other persons or class of persons that are prescribed.”


Amendment to Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Greens) - Amendment adding in classes of persons that must be notified of a decision is relation to a project.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

In proposed new section 60R, subsection (1), by leaving out paragraph (i) from and inserting the following paragraphs –

“(i)         if the land on which the project is or was to be situated is situated in Wellington Park – the Wellington Park Management Trust; and

(k)          any other persons or class of persons that are prescribed.”

Original Amendment

In proposed new section 60R, subsection (1), by leaving out paragraph (i) from and inserting the following paragraphs –

“(i)         if the land on which the project is or was to be situated is situated in Wellington Park – the Wellington Park Management Trust; and

(j)           any other persons or class of persons the Minister considers likely to be directly impacted by the proposal; and

(k)          any other persons or class of persons that are prescribed.”


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Greens) - Amendment providing for additional conditions for the revocation of major project declaration. No division.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

In proposed new section 60U in subsection (3) by leaving out paragraph (e) and inserting the following paragraphs –

“(e)        subject to subsection (4), if the Panel has given the Minister a no reasonable prospect notice under section 60ZI(1) in relation to the project; or

(f)           if the Minister is satisfied that the declaration of the project to be major project was made in contravention of this, or any other, Act; or

(g)       if the Minister is aware of compelling new information that, had the Minister been aware of it prior to issuing a declaration of the project to be major project, the Minister would not have declared the project to be a major project.


Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment to Amendment (Moved by Liberals) - Amendment to Labor Amendment relating to the membership of the Development Assessment Panel.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment to Amendment

An Amendment to the Amendment was proposed by the Minister for Planning:

(a) In paragraph (a) after “member of the Commission” by inserting “, or another person nominated by the Commission,”

(b) In paragraph (b) by adding “or another person nominated by the Commission”

(c) In paragraph (c) by leaving out “major”. 

Original Amendment

Amendment proposed (Ms Dow) in Clause 60W, subsection (1), by leaving out paragraphs (a) and (b) and inserting instead the following new paragraphs:

(a) A member of the Commission, who is to be the Chairperson of the panel; and

(b) A member of the Commission; and

(c) A person who is not a member of the Commission and who, in the opinion of the Commission, has qualifications and experience that are relevant to the assessment of the major project.


Amendment to Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Labor) - Amendment relating to the membership of the Development Assessment Panel.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

Amendment proposed (Ms Dow) in Clause 60W, subsection (1), by leaving out paragraphs (a) and (b) and inserting instead the following new paragraphs:

(a) A member of the Commission, or another person nominated by the Commission, who is to be the Chairperson of the panel; and

(b) A member of the Commission, or another person nominated by the Commission; and

(c) A person who is not a member of the Commission and who, in the opinion of the Commission, has qualifications and experience that are relevant to the assessment of the project.

Original Amendment

Amendment proposed (Ms Dow) in Clause 60W, subsection (1), by leaving out paragraphs (a) and (b) and inserting instead the following new paragraphs:

(a) A member of the Commission, who is to be the Chairperson of the panel; and

(b) A member of the Commission; and

(c) A person who is not a member of the Commission and who, in the opinion of the Commission, has qualifications and experience that are relevant to the assessment of the major project.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Greens) - Amendment to the skills that may be considered for panel members.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

In proposed new section 60W, by –

(a)          Omitting from paragraph (a) in subsection (3) the words “commerce or industry”; and

(b)          Omitting from paragraph (b) in subsection (3) the words “infrastructure.” and inserting instead “infrastructure; or”

(c)          Inserting after paragraph (b) in subsection (3) the following new paragraph –

“(c)        qualifications or experience in environmental science, environmental management, ecology, environmental and public health, Aboriginal cultural heritage or historic heritage.”; and

               (d)          Inserting after subsection (3) the following new subsection -

“(A)       One or more of the persons appointed to the Panel by the Commission under sub-section (1)(b) must be a person with the qualifications or experience described in (3)(c).”; and

               (e)          Omitting subsection (5) and inserting the following subsection instead -

“( )         The Commission may appoint a person under subsection (4) to be a member of the Panel in relation to a major project if –

(a)          the Commission is of the opinion that the scale, specialist nature or complexity of the major project makes it desirable to appoint to be a member of the Panel a person with particular qualifications or experience that the Commission thinks appropriate to assist in the assessment of the project; and

(b)          the Commission is of the opinion that the person has those qualifications or that experience.”

Supported

Greens, Ogilvie

Opposed

Hickey, Labor, Liberals

Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Greens) - Amendment to establish additional criteria that must be met for a major project permit to be issued. No division.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

In proposed new section 60ZZM by leaving out subsection (4) and inserting the following new subsection instead –

“(4)        The Panel may only grant under subsection (1) a major project permit in relation to a major project if it is satisfied that –

(a)          the assessment criteria in relation to the project have been satisfied; and

(b)          the project would be consistent with furthering the objectives specified in Schedule 1; and

(c)          the project is consistent with relevant State Policies; and

(d)          the project is consistent with the TPPs; and

(e)          the project is consistent with any regional land use strategy that applies to the land on which the project is to be situated; and

(f)           the project avoids the potential for land use conflicts with use and development permissible under the planning scheme applying to the adjacent area; and

(g)          the project is in the public interest; and

(h)          if the project is in accordance with –

(i)           if located on Crown Land, any relevant management plan for reserved Crown Land under the National Parks and Reserves Management Act 2002; or

(ii)          if located in Wellington Park, a management plan for Wellington Park under the Wellington Park Act 1993; and

(i)           the relevant fee required under section 60ZZZB, and any other fee required under any other Act to be paid for the assessment of the project, have been paid; and

(j)           the Panel has received a final advice under section 60ZZF(1) from each participating regulator.”


Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment to Amendment (Moved by Greens) - Amendment to Labor's amendment inserting provisions for a review of the Act in 2025. No division.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment to Amendment

In paragraph (1) to insert new paragraph (e) to follow paragraph (d)

“(e)      the extent to which the public have opportunity to effectively represent their views”

Original Amendment

After proposed new section 60ZZZH.

Insert the following proposed new section:

                              60ZZZI.               Review of operation of Division

                                 (1)      The Minister, as soon as practicable after 1 January 2025, must appoint one or more persons to conduct a review of –

                                                   (a)      whether the granting of any major project permits has been efficient and effective; and

                                                   (b)      the exercise of the power under section 60O; and

                                                   (c)      the effectiveness of the determination guidelines; and

                                                   (d)      whether, and the extent to which, this Division provides an efficient and effective process for the approval of developments.

                                 (2)      A person may not be appointed to conduct the review for the purposes of subsection (1) unless, in the opinion of the Minister, the person possesses appropriate qualifications, or experience, to conduct the review.

                                 (3)      At least one of the persons appointed to conduct the review for the purposes of subsection (1) must be a person who is not –

                                                   (a)      a State Service employee or State Service officer; or

                                                   (b)      a person employed or engaged by the Crown in the right of Tasmania or the Commonwealth; or

                                                   (c)      a person employed or engaged by a State-owned company, a Tasmanian Government Business or another body established under an Act of the State.

                                 (4)      The person or persons who conduct the review for the purposes of subsection (1) –

                                                   (a)      must, by notice in a newspaper published in the State, invite all persons to make submissions in relation to the review by a date specified in the notice; and

                                                   (b)      consider any submissions made before the date specified in the notice; and

                                                   (c)      within 6 months after a person is appointed to conduct the review, provide to the Minister a report in relation to the review.

                                 (5)      The Minister must cause a copy of the report provided to the Minister under subsection (4)(c) to be laid before each House of Parliament within 5-sitting-days after the report is so provided to the Minister.


Amendment to Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Labor) - Amendment inserting provisions for a review of the Act in 2025. No division.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

Insert the following proposed new section:

                              60ZZZI.               Review of operation of Division

                                 (1)      The Minister, as soon as practicable after 1 January 2025, must appoint one or more persons to conduct a review of –

                                                   (a)      whether the granting of any major project permits has been efficient and effective; and

                                                   (b)      the exercise of the power under section 60O; and

                                                   (c)      the effectiveness of the determination guidelines; and

                                                   (d)      whether, and the extent to which, this Division provides an efficient and effective process for the approval of developments.

                                 (2)      A person may not be appointed to conduct the review for the purposes of subsection (1) unless, in the opinion of the Minister, the person possesses appropriate qualifications, or experience, to conduct the review.

                                 (3)      At least one of the persons appointed to conduct the review for the purposes of subsection (1) must be a person who is not –

                                                   (a)      a State Service employee or State Service officer; or

                                                   (b)      a person employed or engaged by the Crown in the right of Tasmania or the Commonwealth; or

                                                   (c)      a person employed or engaged by a State-owned company, a Tasmanian Government Business or another body established under an Act of the State.

                                 (4)      The person or persons who conduct the review for the purposes of subsection (1) –

                                                   (a)      must, by notice in a newspaper published in the State, invite all persons to make submissions in relation to the review by a date specified in the notice; and

                                                   (b)      consider any submissions made before the date specified in the notice; and

                                                   (c)      within 6 months after a person is appointed to conduct the review, provide to the Minister a report in relation to the review.

               (5)          The Minister must cause a copy of the report provided to the Minister under subsection (4)(c) to be laid before each House of Parliament within 5-sitting-days after the report is so provided to the Minister.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Labor) - Amendment to allow for a RMPAT appeal of a Major Project decision.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

New Clause A to follow Clause 12 was brought up by Ms Dow and read the First time as follows:

Section 61 Amended

Section 61 of the Principal Act is amended as follows:

‘(1) Section  61 of The Principal Act is amended by inserting the following new subsection before subsection (1):

“(1) In sub-sections (4)(a) and (5)(b) of this section, the words and phrases “Panel”, “major project”, “major project declaration”, “major project permit”, “proponent, “final assessment report” and “relevant planning authority” have  the same meaning as in Pt 4, Div 2A”

(2) Section 61 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting the following new subsection after subsection (4):

“( ) If  the Panel refuses to grant a project that is the subject of a major project declaration under s 60M a major project permit under s 60ZZM(1)(b), or grants a major project permit subject to conditions, the proponent of the major project may appeal to the Appeal Tribunal against the decision within 14 days after the day on which the Panel gives the proponent the final assessment report in relation to the project under s 60ZZQ(3).”

(3) Section s 61 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting the following new subsections after subsection (5):

“( )   If    the Panel  grants  a project a major project permit under s 60ZZM(1)(a), then:

a person who made a representation under s 60ZZD(1); and a participating regulator - may appeal to the Appeal Tribunal against the grant of the permit within 14 days after the Panel gives notice to the person under s  60ZZQ(4).

( ) For the avoidance of doubt, an appeal may be commenced under sub- section (5)(a) in relation to the conditions or restrictions attached to the major project permit.”

Supported

Greens, Labor, Ogilvie

Opposed

Hickey, Liberals

Amendment Negatived

 

 

Other (Moved by Liberals) - Question that the Bill be reported with Amendment.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Subject of Debate

Question put – That the Bill be reported with Amendment.

Supported

Hickey, Labor, Liberals, Ogilvie

Opposed

Greens

Other Passed

 

 

Other (Moved by Liberals) - Vote on suspension of Standing Orders to allow the Bill being read the Third time.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Subject of Debate

That so much of the Standing Orders be suspended as prevents the Bill being now read the Third time.

Supported

Labor, Liberals

Opposed

Greens

Other Passed

 

 

Third Reading (Moved by Liberals) - Bill passed with some amendments.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Supported

Labor, Liberals, Ogilvie

Opposed

Greens

Third Reading Passed

 

 

Upper House Amendments (Moved by Liberals) - Amendments from Legislative Council expanding State Agency to include GBEs and removing powers of delegation.
Thursday, 24 September 2020 - Bill, Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020

Amendment

First amendment

Page 21, proposed new section 60B, subsection (1), after the definition of “relevant regulator”.

Insert the following definition:

               “relevant State entity” means –

a State Service Agency; and a Government Business Enterprise, within the meaning of the Government Business Enterprises Act 1995; and a State-owned Company, within the meaning of the Audit Act 2008;

 

Second amendment

Page 39, proposed new section 60H, subsection (1).

Leave out, “State Service Agency” (wherever occurring).

Insert instead “relevant State entity”.

 

Third amendment

Page 40, proposed new section 60H, subsection (3).

Leave out “Secretay of a State Service Agency”.

Insert instead “Secretary, or chief executive officer, of a relevant State entity”.

 

Fourth amendment

Page 42, proposed new section 60I, subsection (1), paragraph (f).

Leave out “State Service Agency”.

Insert instead “relevant State entity”.

 

Fifth amendment

Page 43, proposed new section 60I, subsection (2), paragraph (d).

Leave out “State Service Agency”.

Insert instead “relevant State entity”.

 

Sixth amendment

Same page, proposed new section 60! Subsection (3), paragraph (a).

Leave out “State Service Agency”.

Insert instead “relevant State entity”.

 

Seventh amendment

Same page, proposed new section 60I, subsection (3), paragraph (a).

Leave out “State Service Agency”.

Insert instead “relevant State entity”.

 

Eighth amendment

Same page, proposed new section 60I, subsection (3), paragraph (b).

Leave out “State Service Agency”.

Insert instead “relevant State entity”.

 

Ninth amendment

Page 54, proposed new section 60P, subsection (2), paragraph (b).

Leave out “the general manager in relation to”.

 

Tenth amendment

Page 73, proposed new section 60X, subsection (2).

Leave out the subsection.

Amendments agreed to.

Subject of Debate

Question proposed – That the Resolution be reported;

Supported

Hickey, Labor, Liberals, Ogilvie

Opposed

Greens

Upper House Amendments Passed