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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

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2009

 

 

 

(1)     Clause 2, page 2 (table item 2), omit “Australian”, substitute “Independent”.

[Independent Climate Change Regulatory Authority]

(2)     Clause 5, page 7, line 9, omit “Australian”, substitute “Independent”.

[Independent Climate Change Regulatory Authority]

(3)     Page 35 (before line 2), before subclause 14(5), insert:

          (4A)  In making a recommendation to the Governor-General about regulations to be made for the purposes of this section, the Minister must first request draft regulations from the Authority.

          (4B)  The Minister must give the Authority reasonable time in which to prepare the draft regulations.

          (4C)  If the Minister receives draft regulations from the Authority within reasonable time, the Minister must recommend them to the Governor-General.

[national scheme cap regulations]

(4)     Clause 14, page 35 (lines 2 to 4), omit “In making a recommendation to the Governor-General about regulations to be made for the purposes of this section, the Minister:”, substitute “If the Minister does not receive draft regulations from the Authority within reasonable time, then, in making a recommendation to the Governor-General about regulations to be made for the purposes of this section, the Minister:”

[national scheme cap regulations]

(5)     Page 37 (before line 2), before subclause 15(4), insert:

          (3A)  In making a recommendation to the Governor-General about regulations to be made for the purposes of this section, the Minister must first request draft regulations from the Authority.

          (3B)  The Minister must give the Authority reasonable time in which to prepare the draft regulations.

          (3C)  If the Minister receives draft regulations from the Authority within reasonable time, the Minister must recommend them to the Governor-General.

[national scheme gateway regulations]

(6)     Clause 15, page 37 (lines 2 to 4), omit “In making a recommendation to the Governor-General about regulations to be made for the purposes of this section, the Minister:” and insert “If the Minister does not receive draft regulations from the Authority within reasonable time, then, in making a recommendation to the Governor-General about regulations to be made for the purposes of this section, the Minister:”

[national scheme gateway regulations]

(7)     Clause 165, page 205 (line 1) to clause 173C, page 214 (line 4), omit Part 8.

[emissions intensive trade-exposed assistance program]

(8)     Clause 174, page 215 (line 1) to clause 189B, page 242 (line 32), omit Part 9.

[coal-fired electricity generation]

(9)     Clause 282, page 372 (lines 5 to 6), omit “the Minister must, by written notice given to the Authority, direct the Authority to” substitute “the Authority must”.

[voluntary cancellation of emissions units]

(10)   Clause 282, page 372 (lines 10 to 11), delete paragraph 282(3)(d) .

[voluntary cancellation of emissions units]

(11)   Clause 360, page 445 (after line 20), after subsection 360(5), insert:

          (5A)  A person is not eligible for appointment as an expert advisory committee member unless the Minister has obtained written approval for that person from all members of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Climate Change, Water, Environment and the Arts, or whichever House of Representatives Standing Committee most closely resembles this function.

[expert advisory committee members]