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National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Amendment Bill 2009

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2008-2009

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Amendment Bill 2009

 

 

(1)     Clause 2, page 2 (table item 2), omit the table item, substitute:

2.  Schedule 1, Parts 1 and 2

The 28th day after the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2A.  Schedule 1, Part 3

1 July 2012.

1 July 2012

[consequential - facility reporting threshold]

(2)     Schedule 1, page 4 (after line 14), after item 10, insert:

10A  Subsection 24(1A)

Omit “This subsection is subject to subsection 25(3).”.

10B  After subsection 24(1A)

Insert:

    (1AAA)  In addition to publishing the totals for the corporation’s group, the Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer must also publish on the website, in the case of a facility under the operational control of a member of the group and the individual operation of which meets a threshold mentioned in paragraph 13(1)(d) for a financial year:

                     (a)  the greenhouse gas emissions that are scope 1 emissions (within the meaning of the regulations); and

                     (b)  the greenhouse gas emissions that are scope 2 emissions (within the meaning of the regulations); and

                     (c)  energy consumption;

reported in relation to the facility under Part 3.

     (1AAB)  In addition to publishing the matters mentioned in subsection (1AAA), the Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer may also publish on the website:

                     (a)  the methods mentioned in paragraph 19(6)(b) that were used to measure the values for the facility concerned; and

                     (b)  the rating given to each of those methods under the determination under subsection 10(3).

10C  Subsection 24(1B)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

Limitations

          (1B)  The Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer must not publish information mentioned in:

                     (a)  subsection (1)—unless the corporation’s group meets a threshold mentioned in paragraph 13(1)(a) for the financial year covered by the report; or

                     (b)  subsection (1AAA)—unless the facility meets a threshold mentioned in paragraph 13(1)(d) for the financial year covered by the report.

10D  Subsection 24(1C)

Repeal the subsection.

10E  Subsection 24(2)

Omit “This subsection is subject to subsection 25(3).”.

10F  Subsection 24(3)

Omit “This subsection is subject to subsection 25(3).”.

10G  Section 25

Repeal the section.

[publishing information]

(3)     Schedule 1, page 11 (after line 5), at the end of the Schedule, add:

Part 3—Amendment relating to facility reporting threshold

38  Subparagraph 13(1)(d)(i)

Omit “25 kilotonnes”, substitute “10 kilotonnes”.

39  Subparagraphs 13(1)(d)(ii) and (iii)

Omit “100 terajoules”, substitute “40 terajoules”.

[facility reporting threshold]