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Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Bill 2011


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

Summary

Part of a package of three bills to establish the Carbon Farming Initiative, the bill provides for: the purposes and functions of the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units; rules for opening and closing accounts in the registry; different types of registry accounts; procedures and requirements relating to Kyoto and non-Kyoto international units in the registry; publication of information; voluntary cancellation of emissions units; prevention or rectifying non-compliance with registry requirements; and merits review of decisions.

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 24/03/11  
Second reading moved 24/03/11  
Second reading debate 25/05/11  
Second reading debate 15/06/11  
Second reading debate 16/06/11  
Second reading agreed to 16/06/11  
Third reading agreed to 16/06/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20/06/11  
Second reading moved 20/06/11  
Second reading debate 05/07/11  
Second reading debate 06/07/11  
Second reading agreed to 06/07/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 06/07/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 16/08/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 17/08/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 18/08/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 22/08/11 Amendment details: 2 Government agreed to
Third reading debated 22/08/11  
Third reading agreed to 22/08/11  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 23/08/11 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 23/08/11  
Assent 15/09/11 Act no.: 99 - Year: 2011
     

Text of bill

  • First 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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  • Replacement explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet BR232]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (24/03/2011): House Standing Committee on Climate Change, Environment and the Arts; Committee report (23/5/2011)
  • Referred to Committee (25/03/2011): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Committee report (27/05/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )