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2008-2009

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2009

 

These amendments will be moved if the amendments on sheet 5880 are not successful

(1)     Schedule 1, page 4 (after line 22), after item 2C, insert:

2D  Subsection 5(1)

emerging renewable energy technology means a technology specified by the regulations to be an emerging renewable energy technology.

[emerging renewable energy technologies]

(2)     Schedule 1, page 10 (after line 13), after item 8D, insert:

8DA  Before section 155 in Part 16

Insert:

154A   Regulations to provide assistance to emerging renewable energy technologies

             (1)  The regulations must determine a scheme of assistance to be provided to emerging renewable energy technologies based on a provider’s capacity to meet criteria determined in the regulations to consistently provide baseload power.

             (2)  Regulations made for the purpose of subsection (1) must commence on or before 1 July 2012, which must be after the end of the disallowance period for the regulations (subject to section 42 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 ).

             (3)  In this section:

disallowance period for regulations means the period:

                     (a)  beginning on the earliest day on which the regulations are laid before a House of the Parliament in accordance with section 38 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 ; and

                     (b)  ending on the day on which 15 sitting days of each House of the Parliament have passed since the regulations were laid before the particular House of the Parliament.

[emerging renewable energy technologies]