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Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Environment

Summary

Part of a package of 8 bills to remove the carbon pricing mechanism, the bill: repeals the six Acts which established the carbon pricing mechanism; amends 13 Acts to make amendments consequent on the repeals; enables the payment and future enforcement of carbon tax liabilities for the 2012-13 and 2013-14 financial years; amends the: Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to: prohibit carbon tax-related price exploitation and false or misleading representations about the carbon tax repeal; and provide the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission with additional price monitoring powers, including taking action against businesses that do not pass on cost savings attributable to the carbon tax repeal; Clean Energy (Consequential Amendments) Act 2011 and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to remove the conservation tillage tax offset; and Australian Renewable Energy Agency Act 2011 to change the future funding for the agency; and repeals the Steel Transformation Plan Act 2011 to cease carbon tax-related assistance to steel industry businesses.

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 14/07/14  
Second reading moved 14/07/14  
Second reading debate 14/07/14  
Second reading agreed to 14/07/14  
Consideration in detail debate 14/07/14 Amendment details: 48 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 14/07/14  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/07/14  
Second reading moved 15/07/14  
Second reading debate 15/07/14  
Second reading agreed to 15/07/14  
Committee of the Whole debate 15/07/14  
Committee of the Whole debate 16/07/14  
Committee of the Whole debate 17/07/14  
Third reading agreed to 17/07/14  
     
Finally passed both Houses 17/07/14  
Assent 17/07/14 Act no.: 83 - Year: 2014
     

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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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet HV104]

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  • Non-Government
BANDT, Adam, MP

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  • Non-Government
BUTLER, Mark, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7531]
MILNE, Sen Christine

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 7525]
MILNE, Sen Christine

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  • Opposition [sheet 7527]
SINGH, Sen Lisa

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes