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Climate Change Authority (Abolition) Bill 2013 [No. 2]


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Environment

Summary

Part of a package of 11 bills to remove the carbon pricing mechanism, the bill: repeals the Climate Change Authority Act 2011 to abolish the authority; amends the: Clean Energy Act 2011, Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011, National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 and Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 to provide for certain periodic reviews of climate change measures to be undertaken by the minister; and Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001, Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011, Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997 to make amendments consequent on the repeal; and enables the transfer of the authority’s assets and liabilities to the Commonwealth.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23/06/14  
Second reading moved 23/06/14  
Second reading debate 26/06/14  
Second reading agreed to 26/06/14  
Third reading agreed to 26/06/14  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 07/07/14  
Second reading moved 07/07/14  
Second reading debate 10/07/14  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (26/06/2014): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Committee report (08/07/2014)
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