Report of the Third Review of the National Environment Protection Council Acts (Commonwealth State and Territory) December 2012 National Environment Protection Council Response to the Report of the Third Review of the National Protection Council Acts
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iii National Environment Protection Council NEPC Acts Third Review Response 2013 CONTENTS Introduction 1 First Term Of Reference: A Review of the Operation of the National Environment Protection Council Act as Required by Section 64(1)(a): the Operation of this Act and the Act of each other Participating Jurisdiction that Corresponds to this Act 3 Recommendation 3.7 Council of Australian Governments Reforms 3 Recommendation 5.2 Efficiency of National Environment Protection Measure Processes and Streamlining Consultation Processes 3 Recommendation 5.4 Making, Amending and Revoking National Environment Protection Measures 4 Recommendation 6.1 The National Environment Protection Council Annual Report 5 Recommendation 6.3 Reporting on Individual National Environment Protection Measures 5 Recommendation 7.1 Efficiency of the National Environment Protection Council 6 Second Term of Reference: A Review of the Extent to which the Object Set Out in Section 3 of the Act has been Achieved, as Required by Section 64(1)(b): The Extent to which the Object Set out in Section 3 of Each Such Act has been Achieved 8 Recommendation 4 Effectiveness of the National Environment Protection Measures System 8 Recommendation 4.1 Objects of the National Environment Protection Council Acts 8 Recommendation 4.5 Implementation of the National Environment Protection Measures 8 Recommendation 5.1 Nature and Form of National Environment Protection Measures 9 Third Term of Reference: The Status and Effectiveness of National Environment Protection Measures as a Framework for Achieving Nationally Consistent Guidance and Standards, Including Possible Alternative Approaches Based on Best Practice Models 10 Recommendation 4.4 Broadening The Scope of the Toolkit for National Action 10 Fourth Term of Reference: The Review Should Recommend Whether Any Amendments to the National Environment Protection Council Act and/or the National Environment Protection Measures Process Should be Progressed at this Time 11 Recommendation 4.4 Broadening the Scope of the Toolkit for National Action 11