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Motor Vehicle Standards (Cheaper Transport) Bill 2014

2013-2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Motor Vehicle Standards (Cheaper Transport) Bill 2014

 

No.      , 2014

 

(Senator Milne)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to set carbon emissions standards for new passenger vehicles and light commercial vehicles, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 2

Part 2—Vehicle carbon emissions standard                                                           4

4............ Vehicle carbon emissions standard..................................................... 4

Part 3—Vehicle carbon emissions charge                                                                5

Division 1—Vehicle carbon emissions charge                                                  5

5............ Liability to charge................................................................................ 5

6............ Amount of charge............................................................................... 5

Division 2—Payment of charge and penalty for late payment of charge             7

7............ When charge becomes due for payment.............................................. 7

8............ Penalty for late payment of charge...................................................... 7

9............ Remission of late-payment penalty...................................................... 7

10.......... Manner of payment............................................................................. 8

11.......... Recovery of unpaid charge and late-payment penalty.......................... 8

12.......... Refund of overpayment of charge or late-payment penalty................. 8

Division 3—Information gathering                                                                        9

13.......... Annual return to Regulator.................................................................. 9

14.......... Authorised officers’ powers to seek information................................ 9

15.......... Offences in relation to returns etc...................................................... 10

16.......... Conduct by directors, employees and agents..................................... 11

Division 4—Miscellaneous                                                                                        13

17.......... Agreement for collecting charge and late-payment penalty................ 13

Part 4—Miscellaneous                                                                                                        14

18.......... Agreements etc. by Commonwealth authorities................................ 14

19.......... Review.............................................................................................. 14

20.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 14

 



A Bill for an Act to set carbon emissions standards for new passenger vehicles and light commercial vehicles, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: