EEZ and Extended Continental Shelf Environmental Effects Legislation interim measure and other improvements to the Regulatory regime for Offshore Petroleum

This paper reports back on interim measures to address the potential environmental impacts of activities, including oil and gas activities, in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and the Extended Continental Shelf (ECS) that occur before the EEZ and ECS Environmental Effects Bill (EEZ Bill) comes into force. Industry will be asked to comply with these measures voluntarily.