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Australian Energy Market Amendment (National Energy Retail Law) Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Resources and Energy

Summary

Establishes a national regime for the regulation of non-economic distribution and retail regulation of gas and electricity by amending the: Australian Energy Market Act 2004 to: apply the National Energy Retail Law and the National Energy Retail Regulations in Australia’s offshore areas; and provide that the Australian Energy Regulator, the Australian Energy Market Commission, the Australian Competition Tribunal and the minister undertake a range of functions and powers to regulate the energy retail regime; Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 to provide that decisions made under the regime are subject to judicial review; and Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to make technical amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 06/07/11  
Second reading moved 06/07/11  
Referred to Main Committee 17/08/11  
Second reading debate 17/08/11  
Second reading agreed to 17/08/11  
Reported from Main Committee 17/08/11  
Third reading agreed to 17/08/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/08/11  
Second reading moved 18/08/11  
Second reading debate 19/09/11  
Second reading agreed to 19/09/11  
Third reading agreed to 19/09/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 19/09/11  
Assent 14/10/11 Act no.: 119 - 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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes