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Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2006


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Environment and Heritage

Summary

Amends the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 as a result of a statutory review of the operation of the Act to: enhance market transparency and business certainty; increase opportunities for bioenergy and solar technologies; encourage innovation through recognising emerging renewable electricity generation technologies; and make administrative amendments in relation to the operation of the Mandatory Renewable Energy Target scheme. Also amends the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 to clarify appeal avenues in relation to assessment decisions made under the principal Act.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 02/03/06  
Second reading moved 02/03/06  
Second reading agreed to 20/06/06  
Consideration in detail debate 20/06/06 Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 20/06/06  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 21/06/06  
Second reading moved 21/06/06  
Second reading agreed to 22/06/06  
Third reading agreed to 22/06/06  
     
Assent 30/06/06 Act no.: 90 of 2006
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Democrats [sheet 4982]
ALLISON, Lyn

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 4938]
MILNE, Sen Christine

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  • Government [sheet PF376]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes