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OFFSHORE PETROLEUM AND GREENHOUSE GAS STORAGE ACT 2010 - SECT 496

Interference with other rights

    (1)     This section applies to the following—

        (a)     a greenhouse gas assessment permit;

        (b)     a greenhouse gas holding lease;

        (c)     a greenhouse gas injection licence;

        (d)     a greenhouse gas search authority;

        (e)     a greenhouse gas special authority;

        (f)     a greenhouse gas research consent.

    (2)     A person (the first person ) carrying on activities in the offshore area under the permit, lease, licence, authority or consent must carry on those activities in a manner that does not interfere with—

        (a)     navigation; or

        (b)     fishing; or

        (c)     the conservation of the resources of the sea and seabed; or

        (d)     any activities of another person being lawfully carried on by way of—

              (i)     exploration for, recovery of or conveyance of a mineral (other than petroleum); or

              (ii)     construction or operation of a pipeline; or

        (e)     the enjoyment of native title rights and interests (within the meaning of the Native Title Act 1993 of the Commonwealth)—

to a greater extent than is necessary for the reasonable exercise of the rights and performance of the duties of the first person.

Penalty:     120 penalty units.



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