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Renewable Energy (Food Processing Activities) Amendment Bill 2009

Schedule 1 Amendment of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000

1  Section 38B

Omit “The”, substitute “(1) Subject to subsection (2), the”.

2  At the end of section 38B

Add:

             (2)  The regulations must determine a food processing activity, to the extent that it is trade-exposed, to be an emissions-intensive trade-exposed activity. The partial exemption of an emissions-intensive trade-exposed food processing activity for 2010 and any later year is to be calculated to be equal to 90% of the additional renewable source electricity acquisition obligation of the activity during the relevant year.

             (3)  In subsection (2):

additional renewable source electricity acquisition obligation means the amount of renewable source electricity that the activity is required to acquire under this Act after the commencement of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Act 2009 in addition to the amount of renewable source electricity that the activity was required to acquire under this Act before the commencement of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Act 2009 .