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RAILWAY (METRONET) BILL 2018

                    Western Australia


     Railway (METRONET) Bill 2018

                        Contents

      Part 1 -- Preliminary
1.    Short title                                      2
2.    Commencement                                     2
      Part 2 -- Authority to construct
           METRONET railways
3.    Authority to construct Thornlie-Cockburn Link    3
4.    Authority to construct Yanchep Rail Extension    3
      Part 3 -- Application of Metropolitan
           Region Scheme
5.    Terms used                                       4
6.    Planning approval not required for certain
      METRONET works                                   5
      Schedule 1 -- Line of
          Thornlie-Cockburn Link
      Schedule 2 -- Line of Yanchep Rail
          Extension
      Defined terms




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                     LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY


           Railway (METRONET) Bill 2018

                               A Bill for


An Act to authorise, as part of the METRONET plan, the
construction of --
•  a railway from Beckenham junction to Cockburn (known as the
    Thornlie-Cockburn Link); and
•  a railway from Butler to Yanchep (known as the Yanchep Rail
    Extension),
and for related purposes.



The Parliament of Western Australia enacts as follows:




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    Part 1        Preliminary

    s. 1



1                          Part 1 -- Preliminary
2   1.       Short title
3            This is the Railway (METRONET) Act 2018.

4   2.       Commencement
5            This Act comes into operation on the day on which it receives
6            the Royal Assent.




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                    Authority to construct METRONET railways         Part 2

                                                                         s. 3



1         Part 2 -- Authority to construct METRONET
2                          railways
3    3.     Authority to construct Thornlie-Cockburn Link
4           A railway, with all necessary, proper and usual works and
5           facilities in connection with the railway, may be constructed and
6           maintained along the line described in Schedule 1.

7    4.     Authority to construct Yanchep Rail Extension
8           A railway, with all necessary, proper and usual works and
9           facilities in connection with the railway, may be constructed and
10          maintained along the line described in Schedule 2.




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     Part 3        Application of Metropolitan Region Scheme

     s. 5



1     Part 3 -- Application of Metropolitan Region Scheme
2    5.       Terms used
3             In this Part --
4             Bush Forever area means land identified as a Bush Forever
5             area in accordance with the Metropolitan Region Scheme
6             clause 28A(1);
7             METRONET railway means a railway the construction and
8             maintenance of which is authorised by Part 2;
9             METRONET works means works for the purpose of, or in
10            connection with, a METRONET railway but does not include
11            the construction or alteration of a railway station, or any related
12            car parks, public transport interchange facilities or associated
13            means of pedestrian or vehicular access;
14            Metropolitan Region Scheme has the meaning given in the
15            Planning and Development Act 2005 section 4(1);
16            non-railway land means --
17              (a) land reserved under the Metropolitan Region Scheme
18                     Part II for a public purpose other than railways; or
19              (b) land zoned under the Metropolitan Region Scheme
20                     Part III;
21            Planning Commission means the Western Australian Planning
22            Commission established by the Planning and Development
23            Act 2005 section 7(1);
24            railway land means land reserved under the Metropolitan
25            Region Scheme Part II for the purpose of railways.




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                 Application of Metropolitan Region Scheme         Part 3

                                                                     s. 6



1   6.   Planning approval not required for certain METRONET
2        works
3        Despite anything in the Metropolitan Region Scheme, the
4        following development may be commenced or carried out
5        without the approval of the Planning Commission --
6          (a) METRONET works that involve the clearing of native
7               vegetation on railway land in a Bush Forever area;
8          (b) METRONET works on non-railway land.




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    Schedule 1    Line of Thornlie-Cockburn Link




1            Schedule 1 -- Line of Thornlie-Cockburn Link
2                                                                              [s. 3]
3   The line of the railway commences at a point 12.776 km along the Armadale
4   railway line, at Beckenham junction and proceeds in a generally south westerly
5   direction for a distance of 17.5 km to a point, near Map Grid of Australia
6   coordinates 392267 East and 6445208 North, that is approximately 400 m north
7   of the intersection of Armadale Road and Kwinana Freeway, Cockburn Central.
8   The course to be taken by the railway is shown as a red line on Public Transport
9   Authority drawing no. 05-C-00-0023 Rev B.




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                                     Line of Yanchep Rail Extension Schedule 2




1             Schedule 2 -- Line of Yanchep Rail Extension
2                                                                                [s. 4]
3    The line of the railway commences at a point 130 m north of existing Butler
4    station (Map Grid of Australia coordinates 376692 East and 6499335 North)
5    40.9 km from Perth along the Currambine-Butler railway line and proceeds in a
6    generally north westerly direction for a distance of 14.5 km to a point, near Map
7    Grid of Australia coordinates 371222 East and 6511677 North, that is
8    approximately 2 800 m north of the intersection of Marmion Avenue and
9    Yanchep Beach Road, Yanchep.
10   The course to be taken by the railway is shown as a red line on Public Transport
11   Authority drawing no. 14-C-00-0004 Rev B.

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Defined terms



                                             Defined terms
            [This is a list of terms defined and the provisions where they are defined.
                                   The list is not part of the law.]
      Defined term                                                                                         Provision(s)
      Bush Forever area ................................................................................................. 5
      METRONET railway ............................................................................................ 5
      METRONET works .............................................................................................. 5
      Metropolitan Region Scheme ............................................................................... 5
      non-railway land ................................................................................................... 5
      Planning Commission ........................................................................................... 5
      railway land .......................................................................................................... 5




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