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Climate Change Authority (Abolition) Bill 2013

2013

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Climate Change Authority (Abolition) Bill 2013

 

No.      , 2013

 

(Environment)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to abolish the Climate Change Authority, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 4

Part 1—Repeal                                                                                                                   4

Climate Change Authority Act 2011                                                                        4

Part 2—Amendments                                                                                                     5

Division 1—Reviews under the Clean Energy Act 2011                                       5

Clean Energy Act 2011                                                                                               5

Division 2—Other reviews                                                                                           5

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011                                        5

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007                                        6

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000                                                                7

Division 3—Other amendments                                                                                 9

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001                             9

Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011                                                                            9

Competition and Consumer Act 2010                                                                      9

Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997                          9

Part 3—Transitional provisions                                                                               10

Division 1—Introduction                                                                                           10

Division 2—Transfer of assets and liabilities                                                         10

Division 3—Transfer of other matters                                                                    12

Division 4—Reporting obligations                                                                           15

Division 5—Miscellaneous                                                                                        16

 



A Bill for an Act to abolish the Climate Change Authority, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Climate Change Authority (Abolition) Act 2013 .

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

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2, Division 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

However, the provision(s) covered by this table item do not commence at all if Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Act 2013 commences before the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 1, Part 2, Division 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 1, Part 2, Division 3

At the same time as the provision(s) covered by table item 2.

 

6.  Schedule 1, Part 3

At the same time as the provision(s) covered by table item 2.

 

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)

             (1)  Each Act, and each set of regulations, 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.

             (2)  The amendment of any regulation under subsection (1) does not prevent the regulation, as so amended, from being amended or repealed by the Governor-General.