Contaminated Land Management Act 1997 No 140

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11 December 2020 11 December 2020 2020 No 30
08 January 2019 08 January 2019 2018 No 68
01 July 2018 01 July 2018 2017 No 17
29 June 2018 29 June 2018 2018 No 25
01 July 2017 01 July 2017 2015 No 24
01 June 2017 01 June 2017 2017 No 21
01 January 2015 01 January 2015 2014 No 65
11 January 2013 11 January 2013 2012 No 97
04 January 2013 04 January 2013 2012 No 95
29 February 2012 29 February 2012 2011 No 63
09 July 2010 09 July 2010 2010 No 59
19 May 2010 19 May 2010 2010 No 19
08 January 2010 08 January 2010 2009 No 106
06 July 2009 06 July 2009 2007 No 94
01 July 2009 01 July 2009 2008 No 111
13 May 2009 13 May 2009 2009 No 17
10 December 2008 10 December 2008 2008 No 111
22 September 2008 22 September 2008 2008 No 23
01 March 2008 01 March 2008 2006 No 80
07 December 2007 07 December 2007 2007 No 82
04 July 2007 04 July 2007 2007 No 27
04 December 2006 04 December 2006 2006 No 120
01 December 2005 01 December 2005 2002 No 103
06 July 2004 06 July 2004 2004 No 55
23 February 2004 23 February 2004 2003 No 43
01 February 2004 01 February 2004 2003 No 91
07 July 2003 07 July 2003 2001 No 121
28 June 2002 28 June 2002 2002 No 14
15 July 2001 15 July 2001 2001 No 34
01 January 2001 01 January 2001 2000 No 92

Contaminated Land Management Act 1997 No 140

Assented to 17.12.1997.

Date of commencement of Parts 1, 4, 8 and 10, secs 101, 103, 105, 108 and 110–116, Schs 1.3 [3] and [4] and 1.5, cll 1 and 5 of Sch 2, 1.6.1998, sec 2 and GG No 79 of 15.5.1998, p 3368.

Date of commencement of the remainder (except sec 60), 1.9.1998, sec 2 and GG No 123 of 21.8.1998, p 6171.

Date of commencement of sec 60, 1.7.1999, sec 2 and GG No 66 of 4.6.1999, p 3774.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 No 30

Assented to 27.10.2020.

Date of commencement of amendments made by Sch 1.11, 11.12.2020, sec 2(3).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2018 No 68

Assented to 31.10.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.7, 8.1.2019, sec 2 (1).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2018 No 25

Assented to 15.06.2018.

Date of commencement of Sch 5.4, 14 days after assent, sec 2 (1).

Protection of the Environment Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Act 2017 No 21

Assented to 01.06.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, 1.6.2017, sec 2 (1).

Crown Land Legislation Amendment Act 2017 No 17

Assented to 17.05.2017.

Date of commencement of Sch 4.18, 1.7.2018, sec 2 (1) and 2018 (225) LW 1.6.2018.

Biosecurity Act 2015 No 24

Assented to 22.09.2015.

Date of commencement of Sch 8.9, 1.7.2017, sec 2 and 2017 (227) LW 2.6.2017.

Protection of the Environment Legislation Amendment Act 2014 No 65

Assented to 28.10.2014.

Date of commencement, 1.1.2015, sec 2 and 2014 (835) LW 19.12.2014.

Miscellaneous Acts Amendment (Directors’ Liability) Act 2012 No 97

Assented to 26.11.2012.

Date of commencement, 11.1.2013, sec 2 and 2012 (629) LW 14.12.2012.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2012 No 95

Assented to 21.11.2012.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 4.1.2013, sec 2 (1).

Protection of the Environment Legislation Amendment Act 2011 No 63

Assented to 16.11.2011.

Date of commencement of Sch 3.1, 29.2.2012, sec 2 and 2012 (13) LW 20.1.2012.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2010 No 59

Assented to 28.06.2010.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.16, 9.7.2010, sec 2 (2).

Relationships Register Act 2010 No 19

Assented to 19.05.2010.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, assent, sec 2 (2).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2009 No 106

Assented to 14.12.2009.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 8.1.2010, sec 2 (2).

Real Property and Conveyancing Legislation Amendment Act 2009 No 17

Assented to 13.05.2009.

Date of commencement of Sch 3, assent, sec 2 (1).

Contaminated Land Management Amendment Act 2008 No 111

Assented to 10.12.2008.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [1]–[4] [6]–[9] [11] [12] [14]–[26] [28] [32] [33] [35] [38] [39] [41] [43] [46] [47] and [56], 1.7.2009, sec 2 (1) and 2009 (253) LW 26.6.2009.

Date of commencement of Sch 1 [5] [10] [13] [27] [29]–[31] [34] [36] [37] [40] [42] [44] [45] [48]–[55] and [57]–[61], assent, sec 2 (2).

Miscellaneous Acts Amendment (Same Sex Relationships) Act 2008 No 23

Assented to 11.06.2008.

Date of commencement, 22.9.2008, sec 2 and GG No 118 of 19.9.2008, p 9283.

Miscellaneous Acts (Local Court) Amendment Act 2007 No 94

Assented to 13.12.2007.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 6.7.2009, sec 2 and 2009 (314) LW 3.7.2009.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2007 No 82

Assented to 07.12.2007.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, assent, sec 2 (2).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2007 No 27

Assented to 04.07.2007.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.9, assent, sec 2 (2).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2006 No 120

Assented to 04.12.2006.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, assent, sec 2 (2).

Succession Act 2006 No 80

Assented to 27.10.2006.

Date of commencement, 1.3.2008, sec 2 and GG No 16 of 15.2.2008, p 707.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004 No 55

Assented to 06.07.2004.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.4, 1.2.2004, Sch 2.4.

Contaminated Land Management Amendment Act 2003 No 91

Assented to 10.12.2003.

Date of commencement, 1.2.2004, sec 2 and GG No 16 of 23.1.2004, p 258.

Food Act 2003 No 43

Assented to 08.09.2003.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, 23.2.2004, sec 2 and GG No 42 of 20.2.2004, p 711.

Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 No 103

Assented to 29.11.2002.

Date of commencement of Sch 4, 1.12.2005, sec 2 and GG No 45 of 15.4.2005, p 1356.

Environment Protection Legislation Amendment Act 2002 No 14

Assented to 15.05.2002.

Date of commencement of Sch 1, 28.6.2002, sec 2 and GG No 102 of 21.6.2002, p 4467.

Justices Legislation Repeal and Amendment Act 2001 No 121

Assented to 19.12.2001.

Date of commencement of Sch 2, 7.7.2003, sec 2 and GG No 104 of 27.6.2003, p 5978.

Corporations (Consequential Amendments) Act 2001 No 34

Assented to 28.06.2001.

Date of commencement of Sch 4.9, 15.7.2001, sec 2 (1) and Commonwealth Gazette No S 285 of 13.7.2001.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2000 No 93

Assented to 08.12.2000.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.9, assent, sec 2 (2).

Water Management Act 2000 No 92

Assented to 08.12.2000.

Date of commencement of Sch 8.3, 1.1.2001, sec 2 and GG No 168 of 22.12.2000, p 13471.

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1999 No 85

Assented to 03.12.1999.

Date of commencement of Sch 2.7, assent, sec 2 (2).

Date of commencement of Sch 4, assent, sec 2 (1).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1999 No 31

Assented to 07.07.1999.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.9, assent, sec 2 (2).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1998 No 120

Assented to 26.11.1998.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.9, assent, sec 2 (2).

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1998 No 54

Assented to 30.06.1998.

Date of commencement of Sch 1.5, 1.9.1998, Sch 1.5 and GG No 123 of 21.8.1998, p 6171.

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Sec 3

Am 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [1]–[3].

Sec 4

Am 1998 No 120, Sch 1.9 [1]; 2003 No 91, Sch 1 [1]; 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [4] [5]; 2011 No 63, Sch 3.1 [1] [2]; 2014 No 65, Sch 1.1 [1]; 2017 No 17, Sch 4.18 [1]–[3]; 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [1] [2].

Part 2, heading

Rep 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 6

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 7

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [6]. Am 2012 No 95, Sch 2.6.

Secs 8, 9

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [6].

Part 3, heading

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [7].

Part 3, Div 1

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [8].

Sec 10

Rep 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [6]. Ins 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [8].

Part 3, Div 2

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [8].

Sec 11

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [8]. Am 2010 No 59, Sch 2.16; 2015 No 24, Sch 8.9 [1] [2]; 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [3].

Sec 12

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [8].

Sec 13

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [8]. Am 2010 No 59, Sch 2.16.

Sec 14

Am 2006 No 80, Sch 3.4 [1]. Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [8]. Am 2012 No 97, Sch 1.5 [1]; 2014 No 65, Sch 1.1 [2] [3].

Secs 15, 16

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [8].

Sec 17

Am 1999 No 31, Sch 1.9 [1]. Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [8].

Sec 18

Am 2000 No 92, Sch 8.3. Rep 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [8].

Secs 19, 20

Rep 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [8].

Secs 21, 22

Rep 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [9].

Sec 23

Am 1999 No 31, Sch 1.9 [2]. Rep 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [9].

Sec 24

Am 1999 No 31, Sch 1.9 [3]–[7]. Rep 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [9].

Secs 25–27

Rep 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [9].

Part 3, Div 3

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [9].

Sec 28

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [9]. Am 2012 No 97, Sch 1.5 [2].

Sec 29

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [9].

Part 3, Divs 4, 5 (secs 30–33)

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [9].

Part 3, Div 6

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [9].

Sec 33A

Ins 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [9].

Secs 34, 35

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [9].

Sec 36

Am 1999 No 31, Sch 1.9 [8]–[11]; 2003 No 91, Sch 1 [2] [3]. Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [9].

Sec 37

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [9].

Sec 38

Am 2006 No 80, Sch 3.4 [2]. Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [9]. Am 2012 No 95, Sch 2.6.

Sec 39

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [9].

Sec 40

Am 2009 No 17, Sch 3.4. Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [9]. Am 2009 No 106, Sch 2.6.

Secs 41, 42

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [9].

Part 3, Div 6A (secs 42A–42K)

Ins 2014 No 65, Sch 1.1 [4].

Part 3, Div 7 (secs 43–46)

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [9].

Part 4, heading

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [10].

Sec 47

Am 1999 No 31, Sch 1.9 [12]; 2003 No 91, Sch 1 [4]–[8]. Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [11].

Sec 48

Am 2003 No 91, Sch 1 [9]; 2014 No 65, Sch 1.1 [5] [6].

Sec 49

Subst 2003 No 91, Sch 1 [10].

Sec 50

Am 1998 No 120, Sch 1.9 [2]; 2002 No 14, Sch 1 [1]–[7]. Subst 2003 No 91, Sch 1 [10].

Sec 51

Am 1998 No 120, Sch 1.9 [3]. Subst 2003 No 91, Sch 1 [10].

Sec 52

Subst 2003 No 91, Sch 1 [10].

Sec 53

Am 1999 No 31, Sch 1.9 [13]; 2002 No 14, Sch 1 [8] [9]. Subst 2003 No 91, Sch 1 [10].

Secs 53A–53C

Ins 2003 No 91, Sch 1 [10].

Sec 53D

Ins 2003 No 91, Sch 1 [10]. Am 2006 No 120, Sch 1.5 [1] [2]; 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [12].

Sec 54

Am 2003 No 91, Sch 1 [11] [12]; 2008 No 23, Sch 3.13; 2010 No 19, Sch 3.22 [1] [2].

Sec 55

Subst 2003 No 91, Sch 1 [13]. Rep 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [13].

Sec 56

Am 1998 No 120, Sch 1.9 [4]. Subst 2003 No 91, Sch 1 [13].

Sec 57

Am 2003 No 91, Sch 1 [14]; 2014 No 65, Sch 1.1 [7] [8].

Sec 58

Am 2004 No 55, Sch 2.4 [1]; 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [14]; 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [4].

Sec 59

Am 2004 No 55, Sch 2.4 [2] [3]. Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [15]. Am 2018 No 68, Sch 2.7 [1] [2].

Sec 60

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [15]. Am 2012 No 97, Sch 1.5 [3]; 2014 No 65, Sch 1.1 [9].

Sec 61

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [16].

Sec 62

Am 2000 No 93, Sch 2.9 [1]–[5].

Part 7, heading

Am 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [17].

Sec 63

Am 2001 No 34, Sch 4.9 [1]; 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [18]–[21].

Sec 64

Am 2001 No 34, Sch 4.9 [2]; 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [18] [19] [22]–[26].

Sec 65

Am 2001 No 34, Sch 4.9 [3] [4]; 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [18] [19].

Sec 66

Am 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [27].

Secs 67, 68

Rep 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [28].

Sec 69

Am 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [29]; 2011 No 63, Sch 3.1 [3].

Sec 71

Am 1998 No 120, Sch 1.9 [5] [6]; 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [30]–[32]; 2011 No 63, Sch 3.1 [4]; 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [5].

Part 9

Rep 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [6].

Part 9, Div 1 (secs 73–75)

Rep 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [6].

Part 9, Div 2

Rep 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 76

Rep 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 77

Am 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [33] [34]. Rep 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [6].

Secs 78–80

Rep 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [6].

Part 9, Div 3

Rep 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 81

Am 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [35]. Rep 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [6].

Secs 82, 83

Rep 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 84

Am 2002 No 103, Sch 4.14 [1]–[4]. Rep 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [6].

Secs 85–87

Rep 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [6].

Part 9, Div 4 (sec 88)

Rep 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [6].

Part 9, Div 5

Rep 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 89

Am 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [36]; 2014 No 65, Sch 1.1 [10]. Rep 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 90

Rep 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [6].

Sec 92

Am 1999 No 85, Sch 2.7; 2001 No 121, Sch 2.59 [1]; 2007 No 94, Sch 2.

Sec 92A

Ins 2007 No 27, Sch 1.9. Am 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [37]; 2011 No 63, Sch 3.1 [4]; 2014 No 65, Sch 1.1 [11]; 2020 No 30, Sch 1.11[1]–[6].

Sec 93

Am 2001 No 121, Sch 2.59 [2] [3]; 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [38].

Sec 95

Am 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [39].

Part 10, Div 2A (secs 95A, 95B)

Ins 2014 No 65, Sch 1.1 [12].

Part 10, Div 3, heading

Subst 2014 No 65, Sch 1.1 [13].

Sec 96A

Ins 2014 No 65, Sch 1.1 [14].

Secs 96B, 96C

Ins 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [7].

Sec 98

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [40]; 2012 No 97, Sch 1.5 [4].

Secs 98A, 98B

Ins 2012 No 97, Sch 1.5 [4].

Sec 100

Rep 2000 No 93, Sch 2.9 [6]. Ins 2014 No 65, Sch 1.1 [15].

Sec 102

Am 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [41].

Sec 103

Subst 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [42]. Am 2014 No 65, Sch 1.1 [16]; 2018 No 25, Sch 5.4.

Sec 104

Am 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [43].

Sec 105

Am 2003 No 91, Sch 1 [15]; 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [44] [45].

Sec 106

Am 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [46] [47].

Sec 107

Am 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [48].

Sec 108

Am 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [49]. Subst 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [8].

Sec 108A

Ins 2014 No 65, Sch 1.1 [17].

Sec 109

Am 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [50].

Sec 111

Rep 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [51].

Sec 111A

Ins 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [52].

Sec 112

Am 2003 No 43, Sch 1.1; 2003 No 91, Sch 1 [16]; 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [53].

Sec 114

Rep 1999 No 85, Sch 4.

Sch 1

Rep 1999 No 85, Sch 4.

Sch 2

Am 1998 No 54, Sch 1.5; 1998 No 120, Sch 1.9 [7]; 2000 No 93, Sch 2.9 [7]; 2002 No 14, Sch 1 [10] [11]; 2003 No 91, Sch 1 [17] [18]; 2006 No 120, Sch 1.5 [3]; 2007 No 82, Sch 1.1; 2008 No 111, Sch 1 [54]–[61]; 2014 No 65, Sch 1.1 [18]–[20]; 2017 No 21, Sch 1 [9].

Contaminated Land Management Bill 1997

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Government Bill
Consultation draft: 15 October 1997
Introduced LA: 14 November 1997 am PDF icon Bill (and Explanatory note)

Amended in LA: 25 November 1997
Passed LA: 26 November 1997 am
Introduced LC for concurrence: 26 November 1997
Amended in LC and referred to LA: 02 December 1997
LA agrees to LC amendment: 08 December 1997
Passed by both Houses: 08 December 1997
Assent date: 17 December 1997 PDF icon 1997 No 140