Wa Bilateral Agreement Epbc

No referral of measures under a bilateral authorization agreement What about the agreement? Accreditation allows DWER to assess the impact of compensation on relevant issues of national environmental relevance, while a review of the authorization for compensation of the EP Act is conducted. The CEO of DWER will make a decision under the Compensation Application Act and will submit the assessment report of an EPBC approval decision to the Commonwealth Minister of the Environment. This means that double evidence assessments are avoided. How do I assess my application for compensation authorization under the bilateral agreement? The final evaluation of the bilateral agreement can be found below and on the Commonwealth Ministry of Environment website. What are the processes of the bilateral agreement? The bilateral agreement accredits procedures for assessing plant removal authorization in accordance with Part V, Section 2, of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (EP). In introducing the legislation, the Commonwealth Environment Minister said the government is currently cooperating with all states and territories to conclude bilateral agreements that allow states to “make licensing decisions that take into account both public affairs and national environmental issues at the Commonwealth level.” The Commonwealth government has taken the first step towards a progressive approach to reforming the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Protection Act (EPBC Amendment Bill) was introduced to Parliament on August 27, 2020, largely as a result of reforms to the provisions of the bilateral licensing agreement, which were first proposed in 2014. The Australian and West Australian governments have agreed to begin the process of developing a new bilateral assessment agreement that will restore a streamlined system of environmental assessment between governments. The new bilateral evaluation agreement will update existing agreements by revoking and replacing the existing agreement. The proposed new Section 66A will prevent the referral of a lawsuit under Part 7 of the EPBC Act if there is a bilateral authorization agreement for this type of action. Removal is also prevented if the state or the territory government has not yet assessed the measure.


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