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Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2011

2010-2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2011

 

No.      , 2011

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters in connection with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency Act 2011 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 3

Schedule 1—Repeal and consequential amendments                                       4

Part 1—Repeal of the Australian Centre for Renewable Energy Act 2010           4

Australian Centre for Renewable Energy Act 2010                                              4

Part 2—Consequential amendments                                                                       5

Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011                                                                            5

Schedule 2—Transitional provisions                                                                           6

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                         6

Part 2—Transfer of assets and liabilities                                                              8

Division 1—Transfer from the Commonwealth to ARENA                                 8

Division 2—Transfer from ASI Limited to ARENA and the Commonwealth 11

Division 3—General provisions                                                                                13

Part 3—Office holders and staff                                                                            15

Division 1—ACRE Board                                                                                         15

Division 2—Office holders and staff of ASI Limited                                          15

Part 4—Instruments, legal proceedings and records                                    17

Division 1—The Commonwealth and the ACRE Board                                    17

Division 2—ASI Limited                                                                                           18

Part 5—Annual reports, returns etc.                                                                     21

Part 6—Appointment of first CEO of ARENA                                            23

Part 7—Other transitional matters                                                                         24

 



A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters in connection with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency Act 2011 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2011 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

At the same time as the Australian Renewable Energy Agency Act 2011 commences.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of section 3 of the Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011 ; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency Act 2011 .

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all unless both of the events mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b) occur.

 

4.  Schedule 2

The later of:

(a) the day this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) the day the Australian Renewable Energy Agency Act 2011 receives the Royal Assent.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.