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Clean Energy Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

2010-2011-2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clean Energy Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

 

No.      , 2012

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to clean energy, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—General amendments                                                                               4

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     4

Clean Energy Act 2011                                                                                               4

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007                                      14

Part 2—Transitional provisions                                                                               30

Schedule 2—Amendments relating to gaseous fuel                                          31

Clean Energy Act 2011                                                                                             31

Fuel Tax Act 2006                                                                                                      55

Schedule 3—Amendments relating to the carbon farming initiative     61

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011                                      61

Schedule 4—Amendments relating to the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units       63

Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Act 2011                               63

Schedule 5—Amendments relating to the Clean Energy Finance Corporation   65

Australian Renewable Energy Agency Act 2011                                                  65

Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011                                                                          65

 



A Bill for an Act to amend legislation relating to clean energy, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Clean Energy Legislation Amendment Act 2012 .

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

The later of:

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

(b) immediately after the commencement of Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Clean Energy (Consequential Amendments) Act 2011 .

 

3.  Schedule 2

The latest of:

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

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Clean Energy (Fuel Tax Legislation Amendment) Act 2011 ; and

(c) immediately after the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 2.

 

4.  Schedules 3 and 4

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 5

At the same time as section 3 of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Act 2012 commences.

 

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.