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    41   Clean Energy Amendment (International Emissions Trading and Other Measures) Bill 2012

         Clean Energy (Charges—Excise) Amendment Bill 2012

         Clean Energy (Charges—Customs) Amendment Bill 2012

         Excise Tariff Amendment (Per-tonne Carbon Price Equivalent) Bill 2012

         Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment (Per-tonne Carbon Price Equivalent) Bill 2012

         Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment (Per-tonne Carbon Price Equivalent) Bill 2012

         Clean Energy (Unit Issue Charge—Auctions) Amendment Bill 2012

In accordance with the resolution agreed to on 19 September 2012 ( see item No. 9, page 1820 )—

The order of the day having been read for the resumption of the debate on the question—That the bills be now read a second time—

Debate resumed.

Mr Abbott (Leader of the Opposition) moved, as an amendment to the Clean Energy Amendment (International Emissions Trading and Other Measures) Bill 2012—That all words after “That” be omitted with a view to substituting the following words:

“the House declines to give this bill a second reading and calls on the Government to immediately abolish all liability and scrap the carbon tax.”

Debate continued.

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Mr Combet (Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency) presented a replacement explanatory memorandum to the bills.

Mr Combet addressed the House, in accordance with the resolution.