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Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Amendment Bill 2017

2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Amendment Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

(Environment and Energy)

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Consent requirements                                                                                   3

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011                                        3

Part 2—Eligible interests in exclusive possession native title land         4

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011                                        4

Part 3—Amendments relating to sequestration projects                              5

Division 1—Net total number                                                                                     5

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011                                        5

Division 2—Requirements to relinquish Australian carbon credit units             6

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011                                        6

Division 3—Transition between methodology determinations                            6

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011                                        6

Part 4—Varying conditional declarations                                                          13

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011                                      13

 

 



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

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Amendment Act 2017 .

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

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this Act

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

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   Schedules

                   Legislation 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.