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Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2009

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2008-2009

 

 

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

 

SENATE

 

 

 

RENEWABLE ENERGY (ELECTRICITY) AMENDMENT BILL 2009

 

 

 

SUPPLEMENTARY EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM

 

 

Amendments

to be moved on Behalf of the Government

 

 

(Circulated by authority of the Minister for Climate Change and Water,

Senator the Honourable Penny Wong)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RENEWABLE ENERGY (ELECTRICITY) AMENDMENT BILL 2009

 

OUTLINE

 

This amendment will clarify that the Renewable Energy Regulator will be responsible for administration of partial exemptions in relation to emissions-intensive, trade-exposed (EITE) activities under the Renewable Energy Target scheme. When the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme comes into force, the Australian Climate Change Regulatory Authority (the Authority) will administer these partial exemptions.

 

Financial impact statement

 

This amendment will not have a financial impact on the Commonwealth. 

 



 

RENEWABLE ENeRGY (electricity) AMENDMENT BILL 2009

 

SCHEDULE 2 - PARTIAL EXEMPTIONS FOR LIABILITY TO CHARGE

 

All amendments in this amendment Bill will omit references to “Authority” or “Authority’s” and substitute “Regulator” or “Regulator’s” to clarify that the Renewable Energy Regulator is responsible for administration of partial exemption certificates.