Chain of Responsibility Bill - Passed by the Queensland Parliament

Late on 21 April 2016, the Queensland Parliament passed the Environmental Protection (Chain of Responsibility) Amendment Act 2016 (Act).

Key amendments to Chain of Responsibility Bill include:

  • Financial beneficiaries of Queensland projects that involve an environmentally relevant activity including any company which has a subsidiary involved in Queensland projects carrying out this type of activity.
  • Reinforcing the need for holding companies and other related persons to take steps to understand and manage their increased exposure to environmental risks.

Kelly Matthews - 04 2308 1428

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