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Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Contents

           Chapter 1--Preliminary

           Part 1--Introduction

   1.      Short title
   2.      Commencement

           Part 2--Purpose and application of Act

   3.      Main purpose of Act
   3A.     Secondary purpose—facilitation of Geothermal Energy Act 2010 and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2009
   4.      Act binds all persons
   5.      Application of Act to coastal waters of the State
   6.      Relationship with Mineral Resources Act
   6A.     Relationship with Nature Conservation Act 1992
   6B.     Relationship with Geothermal Act and GHG storage Act
   6BA.    Relationship with Common Provisions Act
   6C.     Declaration for Commonwealth Act
   7.      Act does not affect other rights or remedies
   8.      Native title

           Part 3--Interpretation

           Division 1--Dictionary

   9.      Definitions

           Division 2--Key definitions

   10.     Meaning of petroleum
   11.     Meaning of LPG and fuel gas
   12.     What is a prescribed storage gas
   13.     What is a natural underground reservoir
   14.     What is exploring for petroleum
   15.     When petroleum is produced
   15A.    What is produced water
   16.     What is a pipeline
   16A.    What is a distribution pipeline
   17.     What is a petroleum facility
   18.     Types of authority under Act
   19.     Who is an eligible person
   20.     What are the conditions of a petroleum authority
   21.     What are the provisions of a petroleum authority
   22.     What is an authorised activity
   23.     What is a work program for an authority to prospect
   24.     What is a development plan for a petroleum lease

           Part 4--Property in petroleum

   26.     Petroleum the property of the State
   27.     Petroleum reservation in land grants
   28.     Property in petroleum produced

           Part 5--General provisions for petroleum authorities

   29.     Graticulation of earth's surface into blocks and sub-blocks
   30.     Petroleum authority does not create an interest in land
   30AA.   Extinguishing petroleum interests on the taking of land in a petroleum authority's area (other than by an easement)
   30AB.   Effect of extinguishment of petroleum interests on the taking of land in a petroleum authority's area (other than by an easement)
   30AC.   Applications relating to land taken under a resumption law for which petroleum interests were extinguished
   30AD.   Compensation for effect of taking of land in a petroleum authority's area on petroleum interests
   30A.    Joint holders of a petroleum authority

           Chapter 2--Petroleum tenures and related matters

           Part 1--Authorities to prospect

           Division 1--Key authorised activities

   31.     Operation of div 1
   32.     Exploration and testing
   33.     Incidental activities

           Division 2--Obtaining authority to prospect
           Subdivision 1--Preliminary

   34.     Operation of div 2
           Subdivision 2--Competitive tenders
   35.     Call for tenders
   36.     Right to tender
   37.     Requirements for making tender
   38.     Right to terminate call for tenders
           Subdivision 3--Deciding tenders
   39.     Process for deciding tenders
   40.     Provisions for preferred tenderers
   41.     Deciding whether to grant authority to prospect
   42.     Provisions of authority to prospect
   43.     Criteria for decisions
   44.     Notice to unsuccessful tenderers

           Division 3--Work programs
           Subdivision 1--Function and purpose of work program

   45.     Function and purpose
           Subdivision 2--Requirements for proposed initial work programs
   46.     Operation of sdiv 2
   47.     Program period
   48.     General requirements
           Subdivision 3--Criteria for deciding whether to approve proposed initial work programs
   49.     Criteria
           Subdivision 4--Requirements for proposed later work programs
   50.     Operation of sdiv 4
   51.     General requirements
   52.     Program period
   53.     Implementation of evaluation program for potential commercial area
   54.     Later work programs for proposed new authorities
           Subdivision 5--Approval of proposed later work programs
   55.     Application of sdiv 5
   55A.    Modified application of ch 14, pt 1
   56.     Authority taken to have work program until decision on whether to approve proposed work program
   57.     Deciding whether to approve proposed program
   58.     Steps after, and taking effect of, decision
           Subdivision 6--Amending work programs
   59.     Restrictions on amending work program
   60.     Applying for approval to amend
   62.     Deciding application
   63.     Steps after, and taking effect of, decision
           Subdivision 7--Special statutory extension of work programs
   63A.    Application of sdiv 7
   63B.    Extension of current work program—authority to prospect for a term of 12 years
   63C.    Extension of current work program—authority to prospect for a term of less than 12 years
   63D.    Applying 2-year extension to current work program for activities
   63E.    Applying 2-year extension to relinquishment

           Division 4--Key mandatory conditions for authorities to prospect
           Subdivision 1--Preliminary

   64.     Operation of div 4
           Subdivision 2--Standard relinquishment condition and related provisions
   65.     Standard relinquishment condition
   65A.    Consequence of failure to comply with relinquishment condition
   66.     Part usually required to be relinquished
   67.     Sub-blocks that can not be counted towards relinquishment
   68.     Adjustments for sub-blocks that can not be counted
   69.     Adjustment for particular potential commercial areas
   70.     Relinquishment must be by blocks
   71.     Ending of authority to prospect if all of its area relinquished
           Subdivision 2A--Mandatory conditions for particular types of testing
   71A.    ATP production testing
   71B.    ATP storage testing
   71C.    Authority to prospect holder must notify chief executive if testing stops
           Subdivision 3--Other mandatory conditions
   72.     Restriction on flaring or venting
   75.     Petroleum royalty and annual rent
   76.     Civil penalty for nonpayment of annual rent
   77.     Requirement to have work program
   78.     Compliance with exploration activities in work program
   78A.    Penalty relinquishment if work program not completed within extended period
   79.     Obligation to lodge proposed later work program
   80.     Consequence of failure to comply with notice to lodge proposed later work program

           Division 5--Renewals

   81.     Conditions for renewal application
   82.     Requirements for making application
   83.     Continuing effect of authority for renewal application
   84.     Deciding application
   85.     Provisions and term of renewed authority
   86.     Criteria for decisions
   87.     Information notice about refusal
   88.     When refusal takes effect

           Division 6--Potential commercial areas

   89.     Applying for potential commercial area
   90.     Deciding potential commercial area application
   91.     Inclusion of evaluation program in work program
   92.     Term of declaration
   93.     Extension of term of declaration
   94.     Potential commercial area still part of authority

           Division 7--Provisions to facilitate transition to petroleum lease

   95.     Application of div 7
   96.     Ministerial direction to apply for petroleum lease
   97.     Taking proposed action

           Division 8--Miscellaneous provisions
           Subdivision 1--Area provisions

   98.     Area of authority to prospect
   99.     Minister's power to decide excluded land
   100.    Minister may add excluded land
   101.    Area of authority to prospect reduced on grant of petroleum lease
   102.    Effect of ending of declaration of potential commercial area
           Subdivision 2--Dividing authorities to prospect
   103.    Applying to divide
   104.    Requirements for making application
   105.    Deciding application
   106.    Provisions of new authorities
   107.    Steps after deciding application
           Subdivision 3--Special amendment of relinquishment requirements or work program
   107A.   Application for special amendment
   107B.   Special amendment of relinquishment requirements
   107C.   Special amendment of work program
   107D.   Approval of special amendment

           Part 2--Petroleum leases

           Division 1--Key authorised activities
           Subdivision 1--General provisions

   108.    Operation of sdiv 1
   109.    Exploration, production and storage activities
   110.    Construction and operation of petroleum pipelines
   111.    Petroleum processing
   111A.   Processing produced water
   112.    Incidental activities
           Subdivision 2--Provisions for coextensive natural underground reservoirs
   113.    Application of sdiv 2
   114.    Coordination arrangement may be made about mining or production from reservoir
   115.    Restriction on carrying out particular authorised activities
   116.    Dispute resolution by Land Court

           Division 2--Transition from authority to prospect to petroleum lease
           Subdivision 1--Applying for petroleum lease

   117.    Who may apply
   118.    Requirements for making ATP-related application
   119.    Continuing effect of authority to prospect for ATP-related application
           Subdivision 2--Deciding ATP-related applications
   120.    Right to grant if requirements for grant met
   121.    Requirements for grant
   122.    Exception for particular relevant arrangements
   123.    Provisions of petroleum lease
   123A.   Provisions about grant and conditions of petroleum lease for coordinated project
   124.    Information notice about refusal
   125.    When refusal takes effect

           Division 3--Obtaining petroleum lease by competitive tender
           Subdivision 1--Preliminary

   126.    Operation of div 3
           Subdivision 2--Calls for tenders
   127.    Call for tenders
   128.    Right to tender
   129.    Right to terminate call for tenders
           Subdivision 3--Deciding tenders
   130.    Process for deciding tenders
   131.    Provisions for preferred tenderers
   132.    Deciding whether to grant petroleum lease
   133.    Provisions of petroleum lease
   134.    Criteria for decisions
   135.    Notice to unsuccessful tenderers

           Division 4--Development plans
           Subdivision 1--Function and purpose of development plan

   136.    Function and purpose
           Subdivision 2--Requirements for proposed initial development plans
   137.    Operation of sdiv 2
   138.    General requirements
   139.    Plan period
   140.    Storage
           Subdivision 3--Criteria for deciding whether to approve proposed initial development plans
   141.    Criteria
           Subdivision 4--Requirements for proposed later development plans
   142.    Operation of sdiv 4
   143.    General requirements
   144.    Later development plans for proposed new leases
           Subdivision 5--Approval of proposed later development plans
   145.    Application of sdiv 5
   145A.   Modified application of ch 14, pt 1
   146.    Petroleum lease taken to have development plan until decision on whether to approve proposed development plan
   147.    Deciding whether to approve proposed plan
   148.    Power to require relinquishment
   149.    Steps after, and taking effect of, decision

           Division 5--Key mandatory conditions for petroleum leases
           Subdivision 1--Preliminary

   150.    Operation of div 5
           Subdivision 2--Key mandatory conditions for particular types of testing
   150A.   PL production testing
   150B.   Approval of particular ATP production testing taken to be approval for PL production testing
   150C.   PL storage testing
   150D.   Approval of particular ATP storage testing taken to be approval for PL storage testing
   150E.   Petroleum lease holder must notify chief executive if testing stops
           Subdivision 3--Other key mandatory conditions
   151.    Restriction on flaring or venting
   154.    Obligation to commence production
   155.    Petroleum royalty and annual rent
   156.    Civil penalty for nonpayment of annual rent
   157.    Requirement to have development plan
   158.    Compliance with development plan
   159.    Obligation to lodge proposed later development plan
   160.    Consequence of failure to comply with notice to lodge proposed later development plan

           Division 6--Renewals

   161.    Conditions for renewal application
   162.    Requirements for making renewal application
   163.    Continuing effect of lease for renewal application
   164.    Deciding application
   165.    Provisions and term of renewed lease
   166.    Information notice about refusal
   167.    When refusal takes effect

           Division 7--Miscellaneous provisions
           Subdivision 1--Area of petroleum lease

   168.    Area of petroleum lease
   169.    Minister's power to decide excluded land
   170.    Minister may add excluded land
           Subdivision 2--Dividing petroleum leases
   171.    Applying to divide
   172.    Requirements for making application
   173.    Deciding application
   174.    Provisions of new leases
   175.    Steps after deciding application
           Subdivision 3--Changing production commencement day
   175AA.  When holder may apply to change production commencement day
   175AB.  Requirements for making application
   175AC.  Deciding application
   175AD.  Information notice about decision

           Part 2A--Prospective Gas Production Land Reserve

   175A.   Meaning of Australian market supply condition
   175B.   Meaning of Australian market
   175C.   Supply of gas from PGPLR land
   175D.   Urgent exemption from application of s 175C(3)(a)
   175E.   Suspension of application of, or exemption from, Australian market supply condition
   175F.   Assessing commercial viability
   175G.   Deciding application
   175H.   Requirement to keep and give records
   175I.   Order to enforce compliance with s 175C

           Part 3--Data acquisition authorities

           Division 1--Obtaining data acquisition authority

   176.    Who may apply for data acquisition authority
   177.    Requirements for making application
   178.    Deciding application for data acquisition authority
   179.    Notice of refusal

           Division 2--Provisions for data acquisition authorities

   180.    Key authorised activities
   181.    Additional condition of relevant petroleum tenure
   182.    Authority holder is the relevant petroleum tenure holder from time to time
   183.    Authority ends if relevant petroleum tenure ends
   184.    Relationship with subsequent petroleum tenure
   184A.   Annual rent

           Part 4--Water rights for petroleum tenures

   185.    Underground water rights—general
   186.    Underground water rights—limited additional rights
   187.    Water monitoring activities
   188.    Authorisation for Water Act
   189.    Water Act not otherwise affected

           Part 5--Water monitoring authorities

           Division 1--Obtaining water monitoring authority

   190.    Who may apply for water monitoring authority
   191.    Requirements for making application
   192.    Deciding application for water monitoring authority

           Division 2--Key authorised activities

   193.    Operation of div 2
   194.    Water monitoring activities
   195.    Limited right to take or interfere with underground water
   196.    Authorisation for Water Act
   197.    Water Act not otherwise affected
   198.    Restriction on carrying out authorised activities
   199.    No right to petroleum discovered

           Division 3--Miscellaneous provisions

   200.    Term of authority
   201.    Provision for who is the authority holder
   202.    Additional condition of relevant petroleum tenure
   202A.   Annual rent
   203.    Amending water monitoring authority by application

           Part 6--Third party storage access to natural underground reservoirs

           Division 1--Purpose of part

   204.    Purpose of pt 6

           Division 2--Storage agreements and related provisions
           Subdivision 1--Storage agreements

   205.    Meaning of storage agreement and existing user
   206.    Development plan overrides storage agreement
   207.    Existing user's obligation to give information
           Subdivision 2--Negotiation obligations of petroleum lease holders and existing users
   208.    Application of sdiv 2
   209.    Obligation to negotiate with proposed users
   210.    Obligation about priority for proposed users
   211.    Obligation to give information

           Division 3--Provisions for stored petroleum or prescribed storage gas after petroleum lease ends
           Subdivision 1--Preliminary

   212.    Application of div 3
           Subdivision 2--Claiming stored petroleum or prescribed storage gas
   213.    Notice to claim for stored petroleum or prescribed storage gas
   214.    Property in stored petroleum or prescribed storage gas if no notice of claim
           Subdivision 3--Deciding claims
   215.    Deciding claims
   216.    State property in stored petroleum or prescribed storage gas to extent claims are not upheld
           Subdivision 4--Dealing with upheld claims
   217.    Application of sdiv 4
   218.    Call for tenders required
   219.    Requirement to notify change in ownership
   220.    Preferred tenderer may make storage agreements
   221.    Negotiation notice
   222.    Obligation of holder to negotiate with current owners
   223.    Taking of effect of non-owner lease
   224.    Cancellation of non-owner lease in particular circumstances
   225.    Annual rent for non-owner lease
   226.    State property in stored petroleum or prescribed storage gas in particular circumstances
   227.    Storage rent payable by current owner

           Division 4--Regulatory provisions

   228.    Prohibition on actions preventing access
   229.    Orders to enforce prohibition on preventing access

           Part 7--Commercial viability assessment

   230.    Minister's power to require commercial viability report
   231.    Required content of commercial viability report
   232.    Minister's power to obtain independent viability assessment
   233.    Costs of independent viability assessment

           Part 8--Petroleum activities coordination

   234.    Arrangement to coordinate petroleum activities
   235.    Applying for ministerial approval of proposed coordination arrangement
   236.    Ministerial approval of proposed coordination arrangement
   237.    Approval does not confer right to renew
   238.    Subleasing of 1923 Act lease provided for under coordination arrangement
   239.    Coordination arrangement overrides relevant leases
   240.    Grant of pipeline licence
   241.    Amendment or cancellation by parties to arrangement
   242.    Minister's power to cancel arrangement
   243.    Effect of cancellation

           Part 10--General provisions for petroleum wells, water injection bores, water observation bores and water supply bores

           Division 1--Restrictions on drilling

   281.    Requirements for drilling petroleum well
   282.    Restriction on who may drill water injection bore, water observation bore or water supply bore

           Division 2--Converting petroleum well to water injection bore, water observation bore or water supply bore

   282A.   Application of div 2
   283.    Restrictions on making conversion
   284.    Notice of conversion
   284A.   Time of conversion

           Division 3--Transfers of petroleum wells, water injection bores, water observation bores and water supply bores
           Subdivision 1--General provisions

   285.    Operation of div 3
   286.    Transfer only permitted under div 3
   287.    Effect of transfer
           Subdivision 2--Permitted transfers
   288.    Transfer of water injection bore, water observation bore or water supply bore to landowner
   289.    Transfer of petroleum well to holder of geothermal tenure or mining tenement
   290.    Transfer of water observation bore to petroleum tenure or water monitoring authority holder
           Subdivision 3--Notice of transfer
   291.    Notice of transfer to Water Act regulator or Mineral Resources Act chief executive

           Division 4--Decommissioning of petroleum wells, water injection bores, water observation bores and water supply bores

   292.    Obligation to decommission
   293.    Right of entry to facilitate decommissioning
   294.    Responsibility for well or bore after decommissioning

           Division 5--Remediation activity

   294A.   Definitions for div 5
   294B.   Authorised person to carry out remediation activities
   294C.   Entering land to carry out remediation activities
   294D.   Notice of entry
   294E.   Obligation of authorised person in carrying out remediation activity
   294F.   Application of particular safety Acts to remediation activity

           Chapter 3--Provisions for coal seam gas

           Part 1--Preliminary

           Division 1--Introduction

   297.    Relationship with chs 2 and 5 and ch 15, pt 3 and the Common Provisions Act
   298.    Description of petroleum leases for ch 3 and ch 15, pt 3

           Division 2--Definitions for chapter 3

   299.    What is coal seam gas and incidental coal seam gas
   300.    What is oil shale
   301.    What is a coal exploration tenement and a coal mining lease
   302.    What is an oil shale exploration tenement and an oil shale mining lease
   303.    What is a coal or oil shale mining tenement
   303A.   What is a petroleum tenure

           Part 2--Obtaining petroleum lease over land in area of coal or oil shale exploration tenement

           Division 1--Obtaining petroleum lease other than by or jointly with, or with the consent of, coal or oil shale exploration tenement holder
           Subdivision 1--Preliminary

   304.    Application of div 1
           Subdivision 2--Provisions for making petroleum lease application
   305.    Additional requirements for making application
   306.    Content requirements for CSG statement
           Subdivision 3--Provisions for applications in particular circumstances
   307.    Applications relating to exploration tenement and mining lease not held by same person
   308.    Applications relating to other land
           Subdivision 4--Obligations of applicant and coal or oil shale exploration tenement holder
   310.    Applicant's obligations
   311.    Minister may require further negotiation
   312.    Consequence of applicant not complying with obligations or requirement
   313.    Obligations of coal or oil shale exploration tenement holder
   314.    Submissions by coal or oil shale exploration tenement holder
           Subdivision 5--Priority for earlier coal or oil shale mining lease application or proposed application
   315.    Earlier coal or oil shale mining lease application
   316.    Proposed coal or oil shale mining lease for which EIS approval given
   317.    Proposed mining lease declared a coordinated project
           Subdivision 6--Ministerial decision about whether to give any preference to development of coal or oil shale resources
   318.    When preference decision is required
   319.    Decision about whether to give any preference to development of coal or oil shale
   320.    Reference to Land Court before making preference decision
   321.    Restrictions on giving preference
           Subdivision 7--Process if preference decision is to give any preference to development of coal or oil shale resources
   322.    Application of sdiv 7
   323.    Notice to applicant and coal or oil shale exploration tenement holder
   324.    Mining lease application for all of the land
   325.    Mining lease application for part of the land
   326.    No mining lease application
           Subdivision 8--Deciding petroleum lease
   327.    Application of sdiv 8
   328.    Additional criteria for deciding provisions of petroleum lease
   329.    Power to impose relinquishment condition
   330.    Publication of outcome of application

           Division 2--Petroleum lease application by or jointly with, or with the consent of, coal or oil shale exploration tenement holder

   331.    Application of div 2
   332.    Right to apply for petroleum lease
   333.    Requirements for making application
   334.    No calls for tenders after application made
   335.    Applications relating to exploration tenement and mining lease not held by same person
   336.    Applications relating to other land
   338.    Priority for earlier mining lease application or proposed application
   339.    Priority for deciding earlier petroleum lease application
   340.    Right to grant if particular requirements met
   341.    Provisions of petroleum lease

           Division 3--Petroleum lease applications in response to Mineral Resources Act preference decision

   342.    Additional ground for refusing application

           Part 3--Obtaining petroleum lease over land in area of coal or oil shale mining lease

           Division 1--Exclusion of power to call for tenders

   343.    Exclusion

           Division 2--Petroleum lease application other than by or jointly with coal or oil shale mining lease holder

   344.    Application of div 2
   345.    Additional requirements for making application
   346.    Applications relating to other land
   348.    Notice to coal or oil shale mining lease holder
   349.    Coal mining lease holder's or oil shale mining lease holder's obligation to negotiate
   350.    Additional requirements for grant

           Division 3--Petroleum lease application by or jointly with coal or oil shale mining lease holder

   351.    Application of div 3
   352.    Right to apply for petroleum lease
   353.    Requirements for making application
   354.    Applications relating to other land
   356.    Right to grant if particular requirements met
   357.    Provisions of petroleum lease

           Part 4--Additional provisions for authorities to prospect and data acquisition authorities

           Division 1--Grant of authority to prospect in area of coal or oil shale exploration tenement

   358.    Provisions for authority to prospect

           Division 2--Restriction on authorised activities on coal mining lease or oil shale mining lease land

   359.    Application of div 2
   360.    Restriction

           Division 3--Exceptions to particular area provisions

   361.    Exceptions

           Division 4--Conditions

   362.    Notice to coal or oil shale exploration tenement holders and applicants
   363.    Compliance with obligations under Mineral Resources Act

           Part 4A--Additional provisions if overlapping mineral (f) pilot tenure

           Division 1--Preliminary

   363A.   Definitions for pt 4A
   363B.   Application of pt 4A
   363C.   Relationship with other provisions

           Division 2--General suspension

   363D.   Suspension of authorised activities for authority to prospect
   363E.   Entry rights for particular activities during suspension
   363F.   Notice of entry under s 363E
   363G.   Ministerial power to suspend authority to prospect requirements

           Division 3--Resolving disputes

   363H.   Negotiation and request to Minister
   363I.   Reference to Land Court
   363J.   Decision by Minister

           Division 4--Obtaining petroleum lease if overlapping mineral (f) land or land in area of MDLA 407

   363K.   Additional provision about area of petroleum lease
   363L.   Minister may add land to petroleum lease if mineral (f) tenure ends

           Part 5--Additional provisions for petroleum leases

           Division 1--Restriction on authorised activities for particular petroleum leases

   364.    Restriction on authorised activities on overlapping ATP land

           Division 2--Conditions

   365.    Continuing requirement for coordination arrangement for particular petroleum leases
   366.    Compliance with obligation to negotiate with coal or oil shale mining lease applicant
   367.    Requirement for giving of copy of relinquishment report
   368.    Cessation of relinquishment condition for area not overlapping with coal or oil shale exploration tenement

           Division 3--Amendment of relinquishment condition by application
           Subdivision 1--Preliminary

   369.    Application of div 3
           Subdivision 2--Making application to amend relinquishment condition
   370.    Conditions for applying to amend
   371.    Obligation of coal or oil shale exploration tenement holder to negotiate
   372.    Requirements for making application
   373.    Notice of application
           Subdivision 3--Deciding amendment application
   374.    Submissions by coal or oil shale exploration tenement holder
   375.    Minister may require further negotiation
   376.    Deciding amendment application

           Division 4--Restriction on amendment of other conditions

   377.    Interests of relevant coal or oil shale mining tenement holder to be considered

           Division 5--Renewals

   378.    Applied provisions for making and deciding renewal application

           Division 6--Restrictions on particular transfers

   379.    Requirement for coordination arrangement to transfer petroleum lease in tenure area of mining lease

           Part 6--Additional provisions for development plans

           Division 1--Initial development plans
           Subdivision 1--Additional requirements for proposed initial development plan

   380.    Operation of sdiv 1
   381.    Statement about interests of coal or oil shale mining tenement holder
   382.    Requirement to optimise petroleum production
   383.    Consistency with coal or oil shale mining lease development plan and relevant coordination arrangement
           Subdivision 2--Other additional provisions
   383A.   Application of sdiv 2
   383B.   Additional criteria for approval
   383C.   Restriction on approval

           Division 2--Later development plans
           Subdivision 1--Additional requirements for proposed later development plans

   383D.   Additional requirements under div 1, sdiv 1 apply
           Subdivision 2--Other additional provisions
   384.    Additional criteria

           Part 7--Additional provisions for safety management system

   385.    Grant of petroleum lease does not affect obligation to make safety management system
   386.    Requirement for joint interaction management plan

           Part 8--Confidentiality of information

   390.    Application of pt 8
   391.    Confidentiality obligations
   392.    Civil remedies

           Chapter 3A--Provisions for geothermal tenures and GHG authorities

           Part 1--Preliminary

   392AA.  Relationship with chs 2 and 3
   392AB.  What is an overlapping authority (geothermal or GHG)
   392AC.  General provision about petroleum authorities for land subject to geothermal tenure or GHG authority

           Part 2--Obtaining petroleum lease if overlapping tenure

           Division 1--Preliminary

   392AD.  Application of pt 2

           Division 2--Requirements for application

   392AE.  Requirements for making application
   392AF.  Content requirements for information statement

           Division 3--Consultation provisions

   392AG.  Applicant's information obligation
   392AH.  Submissions by overlapping tenure holder

           Division 4--Resource management decision if overlapping permit

   392AI.  Application of div 4
   392AJ.  Resource management decision
   392AK.  Criteria for decision
   392AL.  Restrictions on giving overlapping authority priority

           Division 5--Process if resource management decision is to give overlapping authority priority

   392AM.  Application of div 5
   392AN.  Notice to applicant and overlapping permit holder
   392AO.  Overlapping lease application for all of the land
   392AP.  Overlapping lease application for part of the land
   392AQ.  No overlapping lease application

           Division 6--Resource management decision not to grant and not to give priority

   392AR.  Lapsing of application

           Division 7--Deciding application

   392AS.  Application of div 7
   392AT.  Application may be refused if no reasonable prospects of future geothermal or GHG coordination arrangement
   392AU.  Additional criteria for deciding provisions of petroleum lease
   392AV.  Publication of outcome of application

           Part 3--Priority to particular geothermal or GHG lease applications

   392AW.  Earlier geothermal or GHG lease application
   392AX.  Proposed geothermal or GHG lease for which EIS approval given
   392AY.  Proposed geothermal or GHG lease declared a coordinated project

           Part 4--Petroleum lease applications in response to invitation under Geothermal Act or GHG storage Act

   392AZ.  Application of pt 4
   392BA.  Additional ground for refusing application

           Part 5--Additional provisions for petroleum authorities

           Division 1--Restrictions on authorised activities for particular petroleum authorities

   392BB.  Overlapping geothermal or GHG lease
   392BC.  Overlapping geothermal permit or particular GHG authorities
   392BD.  Resolving disputes

           Division 2--Additional conditions

   392BE.  Notice by authority to prospect holder to particular geothermal tenure or GHG authority holders or applicants
   392BF.  Condition to notify particular geothermal tenure or GHG authority holders of proposed start of particular authorised activities
   392BG.  Requirement to continue geothermal or GHG coordination arrangement after renewal of or dealing with petroleum lease

           Division 3--Restriction on Minister's power to amend petroleum lease if overlapping tenure

   392BH.  Interests of overlapping tenure holder to be considered

           Part 6--Additional provisions for development plans if overlapping tenure

   392BI.  Operation of pt 6
   392BJ.  Statement about interests of overlapping tenure holder
   392BK.  Consistency with overlapping tenure's development plan and with any relevant coordination arrangement
   392BL.  Additional criteria for approval

           Part 7--Additional provisions for safety management systems

   392BM.  Grant of petroleum lease does not affect obligation to make safety management system
   392BN.  Requirements for consultation with particular overlapping tenure holders
   392BO.  Application of provisions for resolving disputes about reasonableness of proposed provision

           Chapter 4--Licences and related matters

           Part 1--Survey licences

           Division 1--Key authorised activities

   393.    Operation of div 1
   394.    Surveying activities

           Division 2--Obtaining survey licence

   395.    Applying for licence
   396.    Deciding application
   397.    Criteria for decisions

           Part 2--Pipeline licences

           Division 1--Key authorised activities
           Subdivision 1--Preliminary

   398.    Operation of div 1
   399.    What is pipeline land for a pipeline licence
   399A.   Written permission binds owner's successors and assigns
           Subdivision 2--General restriction on authorised activities
   400.    Restriction if there is an existing geothermal, GHG or mining lease
           Subdivision 3--Pipeline construction and operation
   401.    Construction and operation of pipeline
   402.    Licence may extend transportation right to other prescribed substances
   403.    Incidental activities

           Division 2--Availability of pipeline licences

   404.    Licence types—area or point to point
   405.    Pipeline licence can not be granted for distribution pipeline
   406.    Pipeline licence may be granted over any land

           Division 3--Obtaining pipeline licence
           Subdivision 1--Applying for pipeline licence

   407.    Who may apply and multiple licence applications
   409.    Requirements for making application
   409A.   Notice of application to relevant local government
           Subdivision 2--Deciding pipeline licence application
   410.    Deciding whether to grant licence
   411.    Public notice requirement
   412.    Provisions of licence
   412A.   Provisions about grant and conditions of licence for coordinated project
   413.    Restriction on imposing takeover condition
   414.    Provision for reduction of area of licence
   415.    Criteria for decisions
   416.    Information notice about refusal

           Division 4--Key mandatory conditions for pipeline licences

   417.    Operation of div 4
   419.    Obligation to construct pipeline
   419A.   Notice to chief inspector before construction starts
   420.    Notice of completion of pipeline
   421.    Notice to public road authority of pipeline constructed on public road
   422.    Obligations in operating pipeline
   422A.   Obligation to hold relevant environmental authority and water licence
   423.    Annual fees
   424.    Civil penalty for nonpayment of annual fees

           Division 5--Amendment of point-to-point pipeline licences after pipeline completed

   425.    Power to amend

           Division 6--Provisions for public land authorities
           Subdivision 1--Public roads

   426.    Public road authority's obligations in aligning pipeline on road
   427.    Requirement to consult if construction affects existing pipeline or infrastructure
   428.    Costs of pipeline works caused by public road construction
   429.    Public road authority's obligation to give holder information
   430.    Consequence of not giving information
           Subdivision 2--Works directions
   431.    Power to give works directions
   432.    Compliance with works direction

           Division 7--Ministerial review of pipeline licence conditions

   433.    Application of div 7
   434.    Power to review licence
   435.    Notice of proposed amendment
   436.    Decision on proposed amendment

           Division 8--Miscellaneous provisions

   437.    Limitation of pipeline licence holder's liability
   437A.   Creation of easement by registration

           Part 3--Petroleum facility licences

           Division 1--Key authorised activities
           Subdivision 1--Preliminary

   438.    Operation of div 1
   439.    What is petroleum facility land for a petroleum facility licence
           Subdivision 2--General restriction on authorised activities
   440.    Restriction if there is an existing mining lease
           Subdivision 3--Petroleum facility construction and operation
   441.    Construction and operation of petroleum facility
   442.    Incidental activities

           Division 2--Obtaining petroleum facility licence
           Subdivision 1--Applying for petroleum facility licence

   443.    Who may apply
   445.    Requirements for making application
   445A.   Notice of application to relevant local government
           Subdivision 2--Deciding petroleum facility licence application
   446.    Deciding whether to grant licence
   447.    Provisions of licence
   447A.   Provisions about grant and conditions of licence for coordinated project
   448.    Criteria for decisions
   448A.   Provision for facility already the subject of a pipeline licence
   449.    Information notice about refusal

           Division 3--Key mandatory conditions for petroleum facility licences

   450.    Operation of div 3
   452.    Obligation to construct facility
   453.    Obligation to operate facility
   454.    Annual licence fee
   455.    Civil penalty for nonpayment of annual licence fee

           Part 4--Taking land for pipelines and petroleum facilities

   456.    State's power to take land
   457.    Restrictions on power to take land
   458.    Process for taking land
   459.    Recovery of costs and compensation from holder or proposed holder
   460.    Power to enter land proposed to be taken
   461.    Requirements for entry to land proposed to be taken
   462.    Disposal of land taken by State

           Part 5--Permission to enter land to exercise rights under a pipeline or petroleum facility licence

           Division 1--Applying for and obtaining permission

   463.    Applying for permission
   464.    Requirements for making application
   465.    Notice to owners about application
   466.    Change in ownership during consultation period
   467.    Deciding application
   468.    Criteria for decision
   469.    Statement of proposed resumption may be included
   470.    Steps after and taking effect of part 5 permission

           Division 2--Effect and term of part 5 permission

   471.    Effect of part 5 permission
   472.    Term of part 5 permission
   473.    Power to cancel part 5 permission

           Part 6--Amending licence by application

   474.    Amendment applications that may be made
   475.    Requirements for making application
   476.    Notice requirements
   477.    Deciding application
   478.    Information notice about refusal

           Part 7--Renewals

   478A.   Survey licence can not be renewed
   479.    Conditions for renewal application for other types of licence
   480.    Requirements for making application
   481.    Continuing effect of licence for renewal application
   482.    Deciding application
   483.    Provisions and term of renewed licence
   484.    Criteria for decisions
   485.    Information notice about refusal
   486.    When refusal takes effect

           Chapter 5--Common petroleum authority provisions

           Part 1--Security

   487.    Operation and purpose of pt 1
   488.    Power to require security for petroleum authority
   489.    Minister's power to require additional security
   490.    Interest on security
   491.    Power to use security
   492.    Replenishment of security
   493.    Security not affected by change in authority holder
   494.    Retention of security after petroleum authority ends

           Part 6--Ownership of pipelines, equipment and improvements

           Division 1--Pipelines

   538.    Application of div 1
   539.    General provision about ownership while tenure or licence is in force for pipeline
   540.    Ownership afterwards

           Division 2--Equipment and improvements

   541.    Application of div 2
   542.    Ownership of equipment and improvements

           Part 7--Reporting

           Division 1--Reporting provisions for petroleum tenures
           Subdivision 1--General provisions

   543.    Requirement of petroleum tenure holder to report outcome of testing
   543A.   Notice about water injection bore, water observation bore or water supply bore to Water Act regulator
   545.    Relinquishment report by tenure holder
   546.    End of tenure report
   546A.   End of authority report for data acquisition authority or survey licence
           Subdivision 2--Records and samples
   547.    Requirement to keep records and samples
   548.    Requirement to lodge records and samples
           Subdivision 3--Releasing required information
   549.    Meaning of required information
   550.    Public release of required information
   551.    Chief executive may use required information

           Division 2--Other reporting provisions

   552.    Obligation to lodge annual reports for pipeline or petroleum facility licence
   552A.   Obligation to lodge infrastructure report for petroleum lease
   552B.   Content requirements for infrastructure report for petroleum lease
   553.    Power to require information or reports about authorised activities to be kept or given
   553A.   Giving copy of required notice by publication
   553B.   Copy of particular notices for chief executive (environment)

           Part 8--General provisions for conditions and authorised activities

           Division 1--Other mandatory conditions for all petroleum authorities

   554.    Operation of div 1
   555.    Compliance with land access code
   557.    Obligation to comply with Act and prescribed standards
   558.    Obligation to survey if Minister requires

           Division 2--Provisions for when authority ends or area reduced

   559.    Obligation to decommission pipelines
   560.    Obligation to remove equipment and improvements
   561.    Authorisation to enter to facilitate compliance with s 555 or this division

           Division 3--Provisions for authorised activities

   562.    General restriction on carrying out authorised activities
   563.    Who may carry out authorised activity for petroleum authority holder
   563A.   Limitation of owner's or occupier's tortious liability for authorised activities

           Part 11--Surrenders

   574A.   Authority to prospect can not be surrendered
   575.    Requirements for surrendering another type of petroleum authority
   576.    Requirements for making surrender application
   577.    Notice of application required for particular pipeline licences
   578.    Deciding application
   579.    Notice and taking effect of decision

           Part 12--Enforcement of end of authority and area reduction obligations

   580.    Power of authorised person to ensure compliance
   581.    Requirements for entry to ensure compliance
   582.    Duty to avoid damage in exercising remedial powers
   583.    Notice of damage because of exercise of remedial powers
   584.    Compensation for exercise of remedial powers
   585.    Ownership of thing removed in exercise of remedial powers
   586.    Recovery of costs of and compensation for exercise of remedial power

           Part 13--Miscellaneous provisions

   587.    Minister's power to ensure compliance by petroleum authority holder
   588.    Interest on amounts owing to the State other than for petroleum royalty
   589.    Recovery of unpaid amounts

           Chapter 6--Petroleum royalty

           Part 1--Imposition of petroleum royalty

   590.    Imposition of petroleum royalty on petroleum producers
   591.    General exemptions from petroleum royalty
   591A.   Exemption for production testing
   592.    Minister may decide measurement if not made or royalty information not given

           Part 2--Royalty administration

           Division 1--Preliminary

   592A.   Definitions for pt 2

           Division 2--Royalty returns

   593.    Application of div 2
   594.    Obligation to lodge royalty return
   595.    Fee for late lodgement of royalty return
   599.    Annual royalty returns
   599A.   Minister may require royalty estimate

           Division 3--Royalty assessments and reassessments

   599B.   Assessment of petroleum royalty
   599C.   Reassessment of royalty
   599D.   Making assessments and default assessments in particular circumstances
   599E.   Notice of assessment or reassessment

           Division 4--Use of approved information system for particular decisions

   599F.   Approved information system
   599G.   Minister may arrange for use of an approved information system to make particular decisions

           Part 3--Payment of petroleum royalty

           Division 1--General

   600.    Refunds
   601.    Liability for royalty penalty amount
   601A.   Royalty penalty amount not payable if proceeding for offence started
   601B.   Remission of royalty penalty amount
   602.    Unpaid royalty interest
   602A.   Application of payments
   603.    Recovery of unpaid amounts
   604.    Earlier time for payment of royalty-related amount
   604A.   Regulation may impose civil penalties

           Division 2--Obligations of administrators and garnishees

   604AA.  Definitions for div 2
   604AB.  Particular administrators to notify Minister of appointment
   604AC.  Administrator's liability for payment
   604AD.  Collection of amounts from a garnishee
   604AE.  Duration of garnishee notice
   604AF.  Effect of discharge of debt on garnishee notice
   604AG.  Effect of payment by garnishee

           Part 3A--Records

   604B.   Requirement to keep proper records
   604C.   Accessibility of records
   604D.   Form of records
   604E.   Period for keeping records
   604F.   Wilfully damaging records
   604G.   Minister may require translation or conversion of document or information

           Part 4--Offences for royalty provisions

   605.    Failure to comply with information requirement or lodgement requirement
   606.    False or misleading documents
   607.    False or misleading information
   608.    Self-incrimination not a reasonable excuse for failure to comply with particular requirements
   609.    Obligation to notify Minister if petroleum royalty under assessed
   610.    Obstruction of Minister or royalty investigator
   611.    Impersonation of royalty investigator

           Part 4A--Investigations relating to royalty provisions

           Division 1--Preliminary

   612.    Powers to be exercised only for administering and enforcing royalty provisions

           Division 2--Royalty investigators

   613.    Appointment
   614.    Appointment conditions and limit on powers
   615.    Issue of identity card
   616.    Production of identity card
   616A.   When royalty investigator ceases to hold office
   616B.   Resignation
   616C.   Return of identity card

           Division 3--Powers of royalty investigators

   616D.   Application of Taxation Administration Act 2001, pt 7
   617.    Forfeiture of thing seized for testing

           Part 5--Disclosure and confidentiality

   617A.   Definitions for pt 5
   617B.   Disclosure of confidential information
   617C.   Other obligations about disclosure and use of confidential information
   617D.   Refusal of disclosure of particular information

           Chapter 7--Fuel gas quality and characteristics for consumers

           Part 1--Preliminary

   618.    Application of ch 7
   619.    Who is a consumer of fuel gas

           Part 2--Quality

           Division 1--Quality restrictions

   620.    Prescribed quality
   621.    Restrictions on supplying gas not of prescribed quality

           Division 2--Gas quality approvals

   622.    Chief inspector's power to approve quality
   623.    Criteria for approval
   624.    Steps after making decision about approval
   625.    Power to cancel approval

           Part 3--Characteristics

   626.    Fuel gas supplied through pipeline
   627.    Prescribed odour
   628.    Odour requirement

           Chapter 8--Petroleum and fuel gas measurement

           Part 1--Introduction

           Division 1--Application of chapter 8

   629.    Application of ch 8

           Division 2--Interpretation

   631.    What is a meter
   632.    Who is the controller of a meter
   633.    What is the measurement scheme for a meter
   634.    Measurement includes estimation
   635.    What is the tolerance for error for a meter

           Part 2--Measurement schemes

           Division 1--Making and revision of measurement scheme

   636.    Obligations of controller of meter
   637.    Content requirements for measurement schemes
   638.    Power to fix competency required under measurement scheme
   639.    When measurement scheme must be revised

           Division 2--Compliance with measurement scheme

   640.    Meter installation or use must comply with scheme
   641.    Measurement must comply with scheme
   642.    Controller responsible for compliance with measurement scheme

           Division 3--Regulatory provisions

   643.    Chief executive's powers if no measurement scheme
   644.    Notice by chief executive of unsatisfactory measurement scheme
   645.    Considering submissions
   646.    Revision notice

           Division 4--Significant meter anomalies

   647.    Application of div 4
   648.    Restrictions on use of meter
   649.    Obligation to report if required

           Division 5--Other reporting requirements

   650.    Annual measurement report
   651.    Content requirements for annual measurement reports
   652.    Power to require information about persons acting under measurement scheme

           Part 3--Competency assessments

   653.    Chief executive's power to require competency assessment
   654.    Costs of competency assessment
   655.    Requirements following competency assessment

           Part 4--General provisions about meters

   656.    Controller's obligation to test if inaccuracy suspected
   657.    Unlawfully interfering with meters or devices prohibited
   658.    Authorisation required to install or use prepayment meters

           Part 5--Meter accuracy disputes

           Division 1--Preliminary

   659.    Application of pt 5
   660.    Who is an affected party for a meter
   661.    Who is the service provider for an affected party

           Division 2--Test by service provider

   662.    Service provider test
   663.    Content requirements for meter test certificate
   664.    Refund if test shows inaccuracy in service provider's favour
   665.    Restriction on tester adjusting meter

           Division 3--Validation of service provider test

   666.    Validation test
   667.    Refund if test shows inaccuracy in service provider's favour
   668.    Service provider's obligations if test shows inaccuracy

           Chapter 9--Safety

           Part 1--Safety requirements

   669.    Making safety requirement
   669A.   Regulation of gas devices and gas fittings

           Part 2--Safety management systems

           Division 1--Preliminary

   670.    What is an operating plant
   671.    Limitation for facility or pipeline included in coal mining operation
   672.    What is a stage of an operating plant
   673.    Who is the operator of an operating plant

           Division 2--Operator's obligations

   673A.   Operator must ensure chief inspector is given notice before a plant is commissioned or operated
   674.    Requirement to have safety management system
   675.    Content requirements for safety management systems
   675A.   Generic safety management systems
   676.    Publication of and access to safety management system
   677.    Operator responsible for compliance with safety management system
   678.    When safety management system must be revised
   678A.   Requirement to have resulting records for safety management system

           Division 3--Validation of safety management systems

   679.    Notice by chief inspector
   680.    Considering submissions
   681.    Revision notice
   682.    Other inspector's powers not affected

           Division 4--Special provisions for safety management systems for coal mining-CSG operating plant

   683.    Application of div 4
   684.    Integration with safety and health management system
   685.    Alternative compliance with s 676
   686.    Restriction on application of div 3

           Part 3--Safety positions and report

           Division 1--Executive safety manager and safety report

   687.    Who is the executive safety manager of an operating plant
   687A.   Requirement of joint holders to give information about executive safety manager
   688.    Executive safety manager's general obligations
   689.    Executive safety manager must give annual safety report
   690.    Content requirements for safety reports
   691.    Obligation to give information to coal or oil shale exploration tenement holder

           Division 2--Site safety manager

   692.    Site safety manager
   693.    Site safety manager's obligations
   694.    Operator is default site safety manager

           Part 4--Other safety obligations

           Division 1--Obligations relating to plant or equipment for use in operating plant

   695.    Exclusion of application of division for coal mining-CSG operating plant
   696.    Designers, importers, manufacturers and suppliers
   697.    Installers

           Division 2--Operating plant owners

   698.    Owner must ensure operator is competent

           Division 3--Control and management of risk at operating plant

   699.    General obligation to keep risk to acceptable level
   699A.   Operator's obligation for particular adjacent or overlapping authorities
   700.    What is an acceptable level of risk
   701.    When acceptable level of risk is achieved

           Division 4--Other obligations of persons at operating plant

   702.    Requirement to comply with safety management system
   703.    Requirement to comply with instructions
   704.    Wilful or reckless acts or omissions that affect safety

           Division 5--Additional obligations of operator of operating plant on coal or oil shale mining lease or coal resource authority
           Subdivision 1--Joint interaction management plans

   705.    Application of sdiv 1
   705A.   Definitions for sdiv 1
   705B.   Requirement for joint interaction management plan
   705C.   Content of joint interaction management plan
   705CA.  Notification of making of joint interaction management plan
   705CB.  Review
           Subdivision 2--Additional reporting requirement
   705D.   Reporting of particular accidents and prescribed high potential incidents

           Division 6--Prescribed incident reporting and security of incident sites

   706.    Requirement to report prescribed incident
   707.    Obligation to restrict access to incident site
   708.    Offence to enter or remain in incident site if access restricted

           Division 7--Obligation to comply with safety requirements and instructions

   708A.   Offence not to comply with safety requirement
   708B.   Chief inspector may issue safety alerts and instructions

           Part 4A--Other safety offences

   708C.   Protection from reprisal
   708D.   Damages entitlement for reprisal
   708E.   Children under 16 not to operate plant or equipment

           Part 5--Boards of inquiry

           Division 1--Establishment and functions

   709.    Minister may establish board of inquiry
   710.    Membership of board
   711.    Board's functions

           Division 2--Conduct of inquiry

   712.    Notice of inquiry
   713.    Inquiry procedures
   714.    Inquiry to be public unless board directs
   715.    Protection of members, representatives and witnesses
   716.    Board's powers for inquiry
   717.    Who may participate at inquiry
   718.    Witnesses
   719.    Inspection by board of documents or things

           Division 3--Miscellaneous provisions

   720.    Relationship with proceedings
   721.    False or misleading statements or document to board
   722.    Contempt of board
   723.    Change of board membership

           Part 6--Restrictions on gas work

           Division 1--Preliminary

   724.    Types of gas device
   725.    What is gas work

           Division 2--Restrictions

   726.    Gas work for which licence is required
   727.    Gas work for which authorisation is required

           Division 3--Gas work licences and authorisations
           Subdivision 1--Applying for and obtaining gas work licence or authorisation

   728.    Who may apply
   728A.   Requirements for application
   728B.   Interim licence or authorisation
   728C.   Deciding application
   728D.   Term of gas work licence or authorisation
           Subdivision 2--General provisions for gas work licences and authorisations
   729.    Offence not to comply with conditions
   730.    Register of gas work licences and authorisations
   731.    Access to register

           Part 7--Miscellaneous provisions

   731A.   Person may owe obligations in more than 1 capacity
   731B.   Person not relieved of obligations
   732.    Increase in maximum penalties in circumstances of aggravation
   732A.   Defences for certain offences
   732B.   Technical advisory committees
   733.    Approval of gas devices and gas fittings for supply, installation and use
   733A.   False or misleading labels or records
   734.    Requirements for gas system installation
   734A.   Safety obligations of gas system installer

           Chapter 10--Conferences, investigations and enforcement

           Part 1AA--Conferences with eligible claimants or owners and occupiers

           Division 1--Preliminary

   734B.   Application of pt 1AA

           Division 2--Calling conference and attendance

   734C.   Calling conference
   734D.   Who may attend conference
   734E.   What happens if a party does not attend

           Division 3--Conduct of conference

   734F.   Authorised officer's role
   734G.   Statements made at conference
   734H.   Agreement made at conference

           Part 1--Investigations

           Division 1--Inspectors and authorised officers

   735.    Appointment
   736.    Functions
   737.    Appointment conditions and limit on powers
   738.    Issue of identity card
   739.    Production or display of identity card
   740.    When inspector or authorised officer ceases to hold office
   741.    Resignation
   742.    Return of identity card

           Division 2--Powers of entry of inspectors and authorised officers

   743.    Power of entry—general
   744.    Inspector's additional entry power for emergency or incident
   745.    Inspector's additional entry power for operating plant
   746.    Authorised officer's additional entry power for petroleum authority, geothermal exploration permit or GHG authority

           Division 3--Procedure for entry

   747.    Entry with consent
   748.    Application for warrant
   749.    Issue of warrant
   750.    Application by electronic communication and duplicate warrant
   751.    Defect in relation to a warrant
   752.    Warrants—procedure before entry

           Division 4--Powers after entering a place

   753.    Application of div 4
   754.    General powers
   755.    Power to require reasonable help
   756.    Failure to comply with help requirement

           Division 5--Power to obtain information

   757.    Power to require name and address
   758.    Power to require production of documents
   759.    Failure to produce document
   760.    Failure to certify copy of document
   761.    Power to require information
   762.    Failure to comply with information requirement

           Division 6--Seizure and forfeiture
           Subdivision 1--Seizure powers

   763.    Power to seize things
   764.    Seizure of thing subject to security
           Subdivision 2--Powers to support seizure
   765.    Directions to person in control
   766.    Failure to comply with seizure requirement
   767.    General powers for seized things
   768.    Offence to unlawfully interfere with seized thing
   769.    Testing seized things
           Subdivision 3--Safeguards for seized property
   770.    Receipt and information notice for seized things
   771.    Access to seized things
   772.    Return of seized things
           Subdivision 4--Forfeiture
   773.    Forfeiture of seized things
   774.    Dealing with forfeited things

           Division 7--Notice of damage caused when exercising power

   775.    Application of div 7
   776.    Requirement to give notice
   777.    Content of notice

           Division 8--Miscellaneous provisions

   778.    Compensation for damage because of exercise of powers
   779.    Compliance with safety management system

           Part 2--Directions and enforcement

           Division 1--Direction to remedy contravention

   780.    Power to give compliance direction
   781.    Requirements for giving compliance direction
   782.    Failure to comply with compliance direction

           Division 2--Direction to remedy dangerous situation

   783.    Power to give dangerous situation direction
   784.    Requirements for giving dangerous situation direction
   785.    Failure to comply with dangerous situation direction

           Division 3--Enforcement of directions

   786.    Reinspection or re-attendance to check compliance
   787.    Action to ensure compliance
   788.    Recovery of enforcement costs

           Division 4--Noncompliance procedure for all authorities under Act
           Subdivision 1--Introduction

   789.    Operation of div 4
           Subdivision 2--Noncompliance action
   790.    Types of noncompliance action that may be taken
   791.    When noncompliance action may be taken
   792.    Provision for divided petroleum tenures
           Subdivision 3--Procedure for immediate suspension of gas work licence or authorisation
   793.    Application of sdiv 3
   794.    Immediate suspension
           Subdivision 4--Procedure for other noncompliance action
   795.    Application of sdiv 4
   796.    Notice of proposed noncompliance action other than immediate suspension
   797.    Considering submissions
   798.    Decision on proposed noncompliance action
   799.    Notice and taking effect of decision
   799A.   Consequence of failure to comply with relinquishment requirement

           Chapter 11--General offences

           Part 1--Restrictions relating to petroleum activities

   800.    Restriction on petroleum tenure activities
   801.    Petroleum producer's measurement obligations
   802.    Restriction on pipeline construction or operation
   803.    Restriction on petroleum facility construction or operation
   804.    Duty to avoid interference in carrying out authorised activities

           Part 2--Interference with authorised activities

   805.    Obstruction of petroleum authority holder
   806.    Interfering with water observation bore
   807.    Restriction on building on pipeline land
   808.    Restriction on changing surface of pipeline land for a pipeline licence
   809.    Unlawful taking of petroleum or fuel gas prohibited
   810.    Restriction on building on petroleum facility land

           Part 3--Other offences

   811.    Obstruction of inspector or authorised officer
   812.    Pretending to be inspector or authorised officer
   813.    False or misleading information
   814.    Liability of executive officer—particular offences committed by corporation
   814A.   Executive officer may be taken to have committed offence
   815.    Fuel gas suppliers must not use other supplier's containers
   816.    Attempts to commit offences

           Chapter 12--Reviews and appeals

           Part 1--Review of decisions

   817.    Who may apply for internal review
   818.    Requirements for making application
   819.    Stay of operation of original decision
   820.    Internal review decision
   821.    Internal review procedure
   822.    Notice of internal review decision

           Part 2--Appeals and external review

   823.    Who may appeal or apply for external review
   824.    Period to appeal
   825.    Starting appeal
   826.    Stay of operation of decision
   827.    Hearing procedures
   828.    Appeal body's powers on appeal
   829.    Restriction on Land Court's powers for decision not to grant petroleum lease
   830.    Appeals from appeal body's decision

           Chapter 13--Evidence and legal proceedings

           Part 1--Evidentiary provisions

   831.    Application of pt 1
   832.    Appointments and authority
   833.    Signatures
   834.    Other evidentiary aids
   835.    Proof of requirement for land
   836.    Safety management systems

           Part 2--Offence proceedings

   837.    Offences under Act are summary
   838.    Statement of complainant's knowledge
   839.    Allegations of false or misleading matters
   840.    Conduct of representatives
   841.    Additional orders that may be made on conviction

           Part 3--Injunctions

   841A.   Applying for injunction
   841B.   Grounds for injunction
   841C.   Court's powers for injunction
   841D.   Terms of injunction

           Chapter 14--Miscellaneous provisions

           Part 1--Applications

   842.    Requirements for making an application
   843.    Request to applicant about application
   843A.   Refusing application for failure to comply with request
   843B.   Notice to progress petroleum authority or renewal applications
   843C.   Particular criteria generally not exhaustive
   843D.   Particular grounds for refusal generally not exhaustive
   844.    Amending applications
   845.    Withdrawal of application
   846.    Minister's power to refund application fee

           Part 2--Miscellaneous provisions for all authorities under Act

   847.    Application of pt 2
   848.    Power to correct or amend
   849.    Replacement of instrument for authority
   850.    Joint and several liability for conditions and for debts to State
   851.    Notice of authority or licence holder's agents

           Part 3--Other miscellaneous provisions

   851AA.  Place or way for making applications or giving or lodging documents
   851AB.  Period of effect of particular later work programs
   851AC.  Period of effect of particular later development plans
   851AD.  Extended period for applying to change production commencement day
   851A.   Public statements
   852.    Name and address for service
   853.    Additional information about reports and other matters
   854.    References to right to enter
   855.    Application of provisions
   856.    Protection from liability for particular persons
   857.    Delegation by Minister, chief executive or chief inspector
   858.    Approved forms
   859.    Regulation-making power

           Chapter 15--Repeal, transitional and validation provisions

           Part 1--Repeal of Gas (Residual Provisions) Act 1965

   860.    Repeal

           Part 2--Transitional provisions for Repeal of Gas (Residual Provisions) Act 1965

   861.    Definitions for pt 2
   862.    Meters
   863.    Applications to test meter correctness
   864.    Licences under repealed regulation that become gas work licences
   865.    Licences under repealed regulation that become gas work authorisations
   866.    Applications for licence similar to gas work licence or authorisation
   867.    Accidents
   868.    Gas examiners
   869.    Gas examiners' requirements under repealed Act, s 8
   870.    Gas examiners' powers under repealed Act, s 8(1)(e)
   871.    Corresponding decisions under repealed Act

           Part 3--Transitional provisions relating to 1923 Act

           Division 1--Preliminary

   872.    Definitions for pt 3
   873.    What is the current term of a converted ATP
   874.    What are the transitional notional sub-blocks for a converted ATP

           Division 2--Conversion of particular 1923 Act ATPs to an authority to prospect under this Act
           Subdivision 1--Conversion provisions

   875.    Application of div 2
   876.    Conversion on 2004 Act start day
           Subdivision 2--Special provisions for converted ATPs
   877.    Exclusion from area of land in area of coal mining lease or oil shale mining lease
   878.    Relinquishment condition if converted ATP includes a reduction requirement
   879.    Relinquishment condition if authority does not include a reduction requirement
   880.    Provision for conflicting conditions
   881.    Additional conditions for renewal application
   882.    Term of renewed converted ATP
   883.    Exclusion of s 98(7) for any renewal
   884.    Existing renewal applications
   885.    Continued application of 1923 Act, former s 22 to converted ATP for previous acts or omissions

           Division 3--Unfinished applications for 1923 Act ATPs (other than applications for which a Commonwealth Native Title Act s 29 notice has been given)

   886.    Application of div 3
   887.    Applications for which notice of intention to grant has been given
   888.    Applications in response to public notice
   889.    Other applications made before introduction of Petroleum and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2004
   890.    Lapsing of all other applications

           Division 4--Transition, by application, from 1923 Act ATP to petroleum lease under this Act

   891.    Right of 1923 Act ATP holder to apply for petroleum lease
   892.    Provisions for deciding application and grant of petroleum lease

           Division 5--Conversion of particular 1923 Act leases to petroleum leases
           Subdivision 1--Conversion provisions

   893.    Application of sdiv 1
   894.    Conversion on 2004 Act start day
           Subdivision 2--Special provisions for converted leases
   895.    Provision for conflicting conditions
   896.    Sunsetting of particular activities
   897.    Additional obligation of converted lease holder to lodge proposed later development plan
   898.    Consequence of failure to comply with notice to lodge proposed later development plan
   899.    Existing renewal applications
   900.    Exclusion of s 168(8) for any renewal application
   901.    Lapsing of undecided applications to unite converted leases that relate to a converted lease
           Subdivision 3--Conversion provision inserted under Mines and Energy Legislation Amendment Act 2008 for PL 200
   901A.   Application of sdivs 1 and 2

           Division 6--Provisions for particular 1923 Act lease applications and 1923 Act lease renewal applications
           Subdivision 1--Existing 1923 Act, s 40 applications relating to a CSG related 1923 Act ATP or a converted ATP

   902.    Application of sdiv 1
   903.    Applications for CSG-related 1923 Act ATPs
   904.    Other applications
           Subdivision 2--Petroleum leases provided for under particular agreements before or after 31 December 2004
   905.    Application of sdiv 2
   906.    Petroleum lease under this Act may be granted if so provided
   907.    Restriction on term of petroleum lease

           Division 7--Later grant of petroleum tenure to replace equivalent 1923 Act petroleum tenure
           Subdivision 1--Applying for and obtaining replacement tenure

   908.    Right to apply for petroleum tenure
   909.    Continuing effect of existing tenure for grant application
   910.    Renewal application provisions apply for making and deciding grant application
   911.    Effect of replacement tenure on existing tenure
   911A.   Provision for continuance of 1923 Act make good obligation
           Subdivision 2--Special provisions for the replacement tenure
   912.    Restrictions on term and renewed terms
   913.    Relinquishment condition for replacement authority to prospect

           Division 8--Matters relating to licence equivalents before 31 December 2004

   914.    Requests for entry permission
   915.    Entry permissions
   916.    Pipeline licences
   917.    Requests for pipeline licence
   918.    Approvals under 1923 Act, s 75(5) continue in force
   919.    Refinery permissions

           Division 9--Securities

   920.    Monetary securities
   921.    Non-monetary securities

           Division 10--Compensation

   922.    Accrued compensation rights relating to converted petroleum authority
   923.    Existing compensation agreements relating to converted petroleum authority

           Division 11--Miscellaneous provisions

   924.    Conversion of unitisation arrangement or unit development agreement to coordination arrangement
   925.    Entry notices under Petroleum Regulation 1966, s 17
   926.    Provisions for petroleum royalty
   927.    Corresponding approvals and decisions under 1923 Act for a converted petroleum authority
   928.    Existing dealing applications
   929.    Continuance of fees under 1923 Act
   930.    Fees for existing applications
   931.    References in Acts and documents to 1923 Act

           Part 4--Transitional provisions for Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004

           Division 1--Provisions for particular existing mining tenements

   932.    Application of s 6 to particular existing mining tenements
   933.    Deferral of s 115(1) for existing petroleum leases

           Division 2--Provision for coal seam gas

   934.    Substituted restriction for petroleum leases relating to mineral hydrocarbon mining leases

           Division 3--Provisions for existing Water Act bores

   934A.   Exemption from, or deferral of, reporting provisions for existing petroleum tenure holders
   934B.   Make good obligation only applies for existing Water Act bores on or from 31 December 2004

           Division 4--Miscellaneous provisions

   935A.   Deferred application of s 526 for particular petroleum authority holders
   936.    Deferral of s 803 for existing petroleum facilities
   937.    Existing operating plant
   938.    Exclusion of ch 5, pt 3, div 1 for continuance of particular existing road uses

           Part 5--Transitional provisions for Petroleum and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2005

   938A.   Pipeline licences
   938B.   Requests for pipeline licences
   938C.   1923 Act water bores
   938D.   Decommissioning wells and bores

           Part 6--Transitional provision for Mining and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007

   939.    Provision for amendment of s 893

           Part 7--Transitional provisions for the Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2008, part 5

   940.    Quarter to which post-amended ss 593 and 594 first apply
   941.    Pre-amended Act applies to certain months

           Part 8--Transitional provision for Mines and Energy Legislation Amendment Act 2008

   942.    Provision for amendment of s 877

           Part 9--Transitional provisions for Mines and Energy Legislation Amendment Act 2010

   943.    Definitions for pt 9
   944.    Continuation of authorisation to carry out particular gas work—gas device (type A)
   945.    Continuation of authorisation to carry out particular gas work—fuel gas refrigeration device
   946.    Application of notice requirement under s 733

           Part 10--Transitional provisions for amendments under Geothermal Energy Act 2010

           Division 1--Provisions about mineral (f) pilot tenures

   947.    Applications for particular petroleum leases

           Division 2--Provisions about land access and compensation

   948.    Land access code prevails over conditions
   949.    Existing compensation agreements other than for notifiable road uses
   950.    Existing entry notices
   951.    References to geothermal tenure

           Part 11--Transitional provisions for Gas Security Amendment Act 2011

   952.    Definition for pt 11
   953.    Application of s 118 to existing applications
   954.    Date of effect of amendment of s 910

           Part 12--Transitional provision for Community Ambulance Cover Levy Repeal and Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2011

   956.    Particular applications taken to be properly made

           Part 13--Transitional provisions for Mines Legislation (Streamlining) Amendment Act 2012

           Division 1--Preliminary

   957.    Definitions for pt 13

           Division 2--Transitional provisions for amendments in amending Act commencing on assent

   958.    Land in a petroleum authority's area taken before the commencement
   959.    Land in a petroleum authority's area for which notice of intention to resume given before the commencement
   960.    Existing water pipeline for petroleum lease
   961.    Existing written permission to enter land to construct and operate pipeline
   962.    Authority to prospect taken to be properly granted
   963.    Grant applications

           Division 3--Transitional provisions for amendments in amending Act commencing by proclamation

   964.    Definition for div 3
   965.    When holder of an existing petroleum lease may apply to change production commencement day
   966.    Particular requirements for infrastructure reports under s 552A for existing petroleum leases
   967.    Unfinished indications about approval of dealing
   968.    Continuing indications about approval of dealing
   969.    Undecided applications for approval of dealing
   970.    Deciding applications for approval of assessable transfers until commencement of particular provisions
   971.    Uncommenced review of refusal to approve particular dealing
   972.    Unfinished review of refusal to approve particular dealing
   973.    Amending work programs

           Part 14--Transitional provisions for Fiscal Repair Amendment Act 2012

   974.    Application of Act to particular unpaid royalty
   975.    Remission of late payment fee under s 595

           Part 15--Transitional provision for Mining and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013

   976.    Existing competitive tenders

           Part 16--Transitional provisions for Land, Water and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013

   977.    Definitions for pt 16
   978.    Continuation of conversion of well
   979.    Drilling water observation bores or water supply bores
   980.    Converting petroleum wells to water supply bores
   981.    Statement on approved form under s 288 if bore drilled or well converted before the commencement
   982.    Statement on approved form under s 290 if water observation bore drilled before the commencement

           Part 17--Transitional provision for Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Act 2014

   983.    Continued appeal right for particular decisions
   984.    Existing practice manuals
   985.    Existing application for data acquisition authority
   986.    Existing application for survey licence

           Part 18--Transitional provisions for Revenue Legislation Amendment Act 2014

   988.    Application of assessment and royalty penalty provisions for petroleum royalty payable for period occurring before 1 July 2014
   989.    Application of s 604AB to particular administrators

           Part 19--Transitional and validation provisions for Water Reform and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014

   990.    Application of joint interaction management plan provisions
   991.    Return of seized things

           Part 20--Validation provision for Land and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2017

   992.    Validation of particular appointments
           SCHEDULE 1--REVIEWS AND APPEALS
           SCHEDULE 2--DICTIONARY


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