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PETROLEUM (SUBMERGED LANDS) ACT 1982

- Act 11 of 1982
- Royal Assent 30 June 1982

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART I - Preliminary Division 1 - Interpretation, application, and
   construction of Act

   1.      1. Short title
   2.      2. Commencement
   3.      3. Interpretation
   4.      4. Construction of Act
   5.      5. Application of Act
   6.      6. Petroleum pool extending into two licence areas
   7.      7. Points, &c., to be ascertained by reference to Australian
           Geodetic Datum

           Division 2 - Administration of the Commonwealth adjacent area

   8.      8. Interpretation
   9.      9. Minister as member of Joint Authority
   10.     10. Minister as Designated Authority
   11.     11. Delegations under Commonwealth Act
   12.     12. Officers of Public Service performing functions under
           Commonwealth Act

   PART II - Application of Laws

   13.     13. Power to make regulations providing for non-application or
           modification of applied provisions
   14.     14. Jurisdiction of State courts
   14A.    14A. Disapplication of State occupational health and safety laws

   PART III - Mining for Petroleum Division 1 - Preliminary

   15.     15. Delegation
   16.     16. Graticulation of Earth's surface and constitution of blocks
   17.     17. Reservation of blocks

           Division 2 - Exploration permits for petroleum

   18.     18. Exploration for petroleum
   19.     19. Advertisement of blocks
   20.     20. Application for permit
   21.     21. Grant or refusal of permit in relation to application
   22.     22. Application for permit in respect of surrendered, &c.,
           blocks
   23.     23. Application fee, &c.
   24.     24. Consideration of application
   25.     25. Request by applicant for grant of permit in respect of
           advertised blocks
   26.     26. Grant of permit on request
   27.     27. Rights conferred by permit
   28.     28. Term of permit
   29.     29. Application for renewal of permit
   30.     30. Application for renewal of permit to be in respect of
           reduced area
   31.     31. Grant or refusal of renewal of permit
   32.     32. Conditions of permit
   33.     33. Discovery of petroleum to be notified
   34.     34. Directions by Minister on discovery of petroleum
   35.     35. Nomination of block for purposes of declaring location
   36.     36. Declaration of location
   37.     37. Immediately adjoining blocks

           Division 2A - Retention leases for petroleum

   37A.    37A. Application by permittee for lease
   37B.    37B. Grant or refusal of lease in relation to application
   37C.    37C. Rights conferred by lease
   37D.    37D. Term of lease
   37E.    37E. Notice of intention to cancel lease
   37F.    37F. Application for renewal of lease
   37G.    37G. Grant or refusal of renewal of lease
   37H.    37H. Conditions of lease
   37J.    37J. Discovery of petroleum to be notified
   37K.    37K. Directions by Minister on discovery of petroleum

           Division 3 - Production licences for petroleum

   38.     38. Recovery of petroleum in adjacent area
   39.     39. Application by permittee for licence
   39A.    39A. Application for licence by holder of lease
   40.     40. Application for licence
   41.     41. Determination of rate of royalty
   42.     42. Notification as to grant of licence
   43.     43. Grant of licence
   44.     44. Variation of licence area
   45.     45. Determination of permit as to block not taken up by
           licensee
   46.     46. Application for licence in respect of surrendered, &c.,
           blocks
   47.     47. Application fee, &c.
   48.     48. Request by applicant for grant of licence
   49.     49. Grant of licence on request
   50.     50. Grant of licences in respect of individual blocks
   51.     51. Rights conferred by licence
   52.     52. Term of licence
   53.     53. Application for renewal of licence
   54.     54. Grant or refusal of renewal of licence
   55.     55. Conditions of licence
   55A.    55A. Licences not personal property for purposes of Personal
           Property Securities Act 2009 of the Commonwealth
   56.     56. Works to be carried out
   57.     57. Directions as to recovery of petroleum
   58.     58. "Unit development"

           Division 4 - Pipeline licences

   59.     59. Construction, &c., of pipelines, &c.
   60.     60. Acts done in an emergency, &c.
   61.     61. Removal of pipeline, &c., constructed in contravention of
           Act
   62.     62. Terminal station
   63.     63. Application for pipeline licence
   64.     64. Grant or refusal of pipeline licence
   65.     65. Rights conferred by pipeline licence
   66.     66. Term of pipeline licence
   67.     67. Application for renewal of pipeline licence
   68.     68. Grant or refusal of renewal of pipeline licence
   69.     69. Conditions of pipeline licence
   70.     70. Variation of pipeline licence on application by pipeline
           licensee
   71.     71. Variation of pipeline licence by designated authority
   71A.    71A. Licences not personal property for purposes of Personal
           Property Securities Act 2009 of the Commonwealth
   72.     72. Common carrier
   73.     73. Ceasing to operate pipeline

           Division 5 - Registration of instruments

   73A.    73A. Interpretation
   74.     74. Register of certain instruments to be kept
   75.     75. Particulars to be entered in register
   76.     76. Memorials to be entered of permits, &c., determined,
           &c.
   77.     77. Approval and registration of transfers
   78.     78. Entries in register on devolution of title
   79.     79. 
   80.     80. Approval of dealings creating, &c., interests, &c., in
           existing titles
   80A.    80A. Approval of dealings in future interests, &c.
   81.     81. True consideration to be shown
   82.     82. Minister not concerned with certain matters
   83.     83. Power of Minister to require information as to dealings
   84.     84. Production and inspection of documents
   85.     85. Inspection of register and documents
   86.     86. Evidentiary provisions
   86A.    86A. Minister may make corrections to register
   87.     87. Appeals
   88.     88. Minister not liable to certain actions
   89.     89. Offences
   90.     90. Assessment of fee
   91.     91. Registration fees
   92.     92. 

           Division 6 - General

   93.     93. Notice of grants of permits, &c., to be published
   94.     94. Commencement of permits, &c.
   95.     95. Commencement of works
   96.     96. Work practices
   97.     97. Conditions relating to insurance
   98.     98. Maintenance, &c., of property
   99.     99. Sections 96 and 98 to have effect subject to certain
           provisions, &c.
   100.    100. Drilling near boundaries
   101.    101. Directions
   102.    102. Compliance with directions
   103.    103. Variation and suspension of, and exemption from compliance
           with, conditions of permit, licence, &c.
   104.    104. Surrender of permits, &c.
   105.    105. Cancellation of permits, &c.
   106.    106. Cancellation of permit, &c., not affected by other
           provisions
   107.    107. Removal of property, &c., by permittee, &c.
   108.    108. Removal of property, &c., by Minister
   109.    109. Payment by instalments
   110.    110. Penalty for late payment of instalment, &c.
   111.    111. Special prospecting authorities
   112.    112. Access authorities
   113.    113. Sale of property
   114.    114. Securities
   115.    115. Power of Minister to require information to be furnished,
           &c.
   116.    116. Power to examine on oath
   117.    117. Failing to furnish information, &c.
   118.    118. Release of information
   119.    119. Safety zones
   120.    120. Discovery of water in permit or licence area
   121.    121. Survey of wells, &c.
   122.    122. Records, &c., to be kept
   123.    123. Scientific investigations
   124.    124. Interference with other rights
   124A.   124A. Interfering with offshore petroleum installation or
           operations
   125.    125. Inspectors
   126.    126. Powers of inspectors
   127.    127. Property in petroleum
   128.    128. Suspension of rights conferred by permit
   129.    129. Certain payments to be made by State to Commonwealth
   130.    130. Determination to be disregarded in certain cases
   131.    131. Continuing offences
   132.    132. Prosecution of offences
   133.    133. Orders for forfeiture in respect of certain offences
   134.    134. Power of Attorney-General to direct disposal of goods
   135.    135. Time for bringing proceedings for offences
   136.    136. Judicial notice
   137.    137. Service
   137A.   137A. Service of documents on 2 or more permittees, &c.

           Division 6A - Powers of authorized persons

   137B.   137B. Interpretation
   137C.   137C. Powers of authorized persons
   137D.   137D. Search warrants
   137E.   137E. Exercise of powers in serious circumstances

           Division 7 - Fees and royalties

   138.    138. Permit fees
   139.    139. Licence fees
   140.    140. Pipeline licence fees
   140A.   140A. Lease fees
   141.    141. Time of payment of fees
   142.    142. Royalty
   143.    143. Reduction of royalty in certain cases
   144.    144. Royalty not payable in certain cases
   145.    145. Ascertainment of well-head
   146.    146. Ascertainment of value
   147.    147. Ascertainment of quantity of petroleum recovered
   148.    148. Payment of royalty
   149.    149. Penalty for late payment
   150.    150. Fees and penalties debts due to the Crown

   PART IIIA - Occupational health and safety Division 1 - Preliminary

   150A.   150A. Interpretation
   150B.   150B. Occupational health and safety
   150C.   150C. Listed OHS laws
   150D.   150D. Regulations relating to occupational health and safety

           Division 2 - Functions and powers of Safety Authority

   150E.   150E. Safety Authority's functions
   150F.   150F. Safety Authority's ordinary powers
   150G.   150G. Judicial notice of seal

           Division 3 - Safety Authority Board

   150H.   150H. Functions of Board
   150I.   150I. Powers of Board
   150J.   150J. Validity of decisions

           Division 4 - Chief Executive Officer and staff of Safety Authority

   150K.   150K. CEO acts for Safety Authority
   150L.   150L. Working with Board
   150M.   150M. Delegation
   150N.   150N. Assistance to Safety Authority

           Division 5 - Other Safety Authority provisions

   150O.   150O. Minister may require Safety Authority to prepare reports or
           give information
   150P.   150P. Directions to Safety Authority
   150Q.   150Q. Reviews of operations of Safety Authority
   150R.   150R. Liability for acts and omissions

   PART IV - Miscellaneous

   151.    151. Regulations
   152.    152. Transitional provisions
   153.    153. Repeal of Act No. 63 of 1967
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2
           SCHEDULE 3
           SCHEDULE 4
           SCHEDULE 5

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