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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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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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Tabled paper 599

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Tabled Papers for 12th Assembly 2012 - 2016; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2013-10-17

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Deemed

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English

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Tabled papers

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https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C01116

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https://hdl.handle.net/10070/275013

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/424650

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18 National Environment Protection Council NEPC Acts Third Review 2012 OPERATION AND EFFICIENCY OF THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION COUNCIL AND THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION COUNCIL SERVICE CORPORATIONPART 7 NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION COUNCIL OPERATIONS The National Environment Protection Council should have more flexibility in determining its operating and meeting procedures. The Act should enable the National Environment Protection Council, and committees of the council, to meet and make decisions out of session, including by electronic means such as email, fax, phone or video. NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION COUNCIL SERVICE CORPORATION The review notes that the National Environment Protection Council has moved to abolish the National Environment Protection Council Service Corporation and replace it with a flexible, fit-for-purpose secretariat within the financial framework of the Commonwealth. Subject to the decision to abolish the National Environment Protection Council Service Corporation, financial reporting on National Environment Protection Measure expenditure will be via annual reporting by the Commonwealth on a special account established for the purpose of, inter alia, establishing and managing National Environment Protection Measures and covering the operating costs of the secretariat.