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Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 [No. 2]

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2008-2009

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009 [No. 2]

 

 

(1)     Clause 24, page 70 (after line 30), at the end of the clause, add:

Exclusion of emissions from non-commercial abatement projects

             (4)  For the purposes of this Act, an emission of a greenhouse gas from the operation of a facility does not include any emissions from a facility operated in connection with a non-commercial pilot project to develop technologies to:

                     (a)  remove one or more greenhouse gases from the atmosphere; or

                     (b)  reduce emissions of one or more greenhouse gases.

             (5)  The Minister may, by legislative instrument, develop guidelines to assist in the application of subsection (4), including guidelines on the definition of non-commercial pilot project .

[exclusion of emissions from non-commercial abatement projects]