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National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Amendment Bill 2009


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Climate Change and Water

Summary

Amends the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 to: clarify definitions; require results of audits to be included on the National Greenhouse and Energy Register; extend secrecy requirements to cover audit information; allow the Administrative Appeals Tribunal to review certain decisions made by the Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer (GEDO); give the GEDO authority to audit certain reporting entities; expand the scope of the legislative instrument relating to guidelines for external auditors; require auditors to apply to the GEDO for registration and provide the minister with power to determine registration requirements; remove the requirement for the GEDO to publish corporate level certain energy production information; and make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 18/03/09  
Second reading moved 18/03/09  
Second reading debate 23/06/09  
Second reading debate 25/06/09  
Second reading debate 11/08/09  
Second reading debate 12/08/09  
Consideration in detail debate 12/08/09 Amendment details: 2 government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 12/08/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17/08/09  
Second reading moved 17/08/09  
Second reading debate 07/09/09  
Second reading agreed to 07/09/09  
Committee of the Whole debate 07/09/09  
Third reading agreed to 07/09/09  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 07/09/09  
Assent 18/09/09 Act no.: 87 - Year: 2009
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Correction to explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet BE209]

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 5878]
MILNE, Sen Christine

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  • Opposition [sheet 5819]
JOHNSTON, Sen David

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (19/03/2009): Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee
  • Committee report (07/05/2009)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )