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Carbon Farming Initiative Amendment Bill 2014

2013-2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Carbon Farming Initiative Amendment Bill 2014

 

No.      , 2014

 

(Environment)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011 , and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Purchase of eligible carbon credit units by the Commonwealth                 3

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                           3

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011                                        3

Division 2—Transitional provisions                                                                        12

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                       14

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                         14

Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Act 2011                               14

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011                                      14

Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011                                                                          87

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007                                      89

Division 2—Application and transitional provisions                                            90

Part 3—Additional amendments relating to legislative rules                 107

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011                                    107

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011 , and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Carbon Farming Initiative Amendment Act 2014 .

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

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.

 

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.