This paper seeks Cabinet approval:
for final policy recommendations to:
- develop regulations relating to decommissioning plans for offshore installations under the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf(Environmental Effects) Act 2012 (EEZ Act)
- issue drafting instructions to the Parliamentary Counsel Office (PCO).
to release an exposure draft of the regulations (including amendments to the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Fees and Charges) Regulations 2013) for targeted consultation.