Final policy recommendations for decommissioning plans under the EEZ Act

Date: September 2019

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.