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Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2002

Originating house
House of Representatives
Not Proceeding
Environment and Heritage


Amends the: Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 in relation to: clarification of definitions, including those related to eligible renewable energy sources, components of a power station, relevant acquisitions of electricity and penalty charges; extension of authorised officers; capacity of Renewable Energy Regulator to: vary certain decisions; suspend entitlements, including the accreditation of a power station, in certain limited circumstances; and gather information; and inclusion of administrative review provisions covering decisions by the Regulator to take action to vary or suspend; and Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 to clarify the avenues for appeal in relation to assessment decisions under the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000. Also contains application and transitional provisions.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/06/02  
Second reading moved 27/06/02  
Second reading agreed to 12/12/02  
Third reading agreed to 12/12/02  
Introduced and read a first time 13/12/02
(after midnight)
Second reading moved 13/12/02
(after midnight)
Second reading agreed to 13/12/02
(after midnight)
Committee of the Whole debate 13/12/02
(after midnight)
Amendment details: 2 Opposition agreed to
Third reading agreed to 13/12/02  
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 13/12/02  
Lapsed at dissolution 31/08/04  

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory Memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

  • Senate Amendments


Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest

  • Referred to Committee (25/09/2002): Senate Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Committee; Report due 28/11/2002; Committee report (2/12/2002)