Save Search

Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Bill 2000

1998-1999-2000

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Bill 2000

 

No.      , 2000

 

(Environment and Heritage)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to impose renewable energy certificate charge, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 2

4............ Act to bind Crown.............................................................................. 2

5............ Imposition........................................................................................... 2

6............ Rates of charge.................................................................................... 2

7............ Act does not impose a tax on property of a State................................ 2

 



A Bill for an Act to impose renewable energy certificate charge, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Act 2000 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences at the same time as section 1 of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 .

3   Definitions

                   An expression used in this Act and in the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 has the same meaning in this Act as it has in that Act.

4   Act to bind Crown

                   This Act binds the Crown in right of each of the States, of the Australian Capital Territory, of the Northern Territory and of Norfolk Island. However, it does not bind the Crown in right of the Commonwealth.

5   Imposition

                   The charge that is payable under the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 is imposed by this section under the name of renewable energy shortfall charge.

6   Rates of charge

                   The rate of charge in relation to the year commencing on 1 January 2001 and all later years is $40 per MWh.

7   Act does not impose a tax on property of a State

             (1)  This Act does not impose a tax on property of any kind belonging to a State.

             (2)  In this section:

property of any kind belonging to a State has the same meaning as in section 114 of the Constitution.