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Clean Energy (Charges—Excise) Bill 2011

Part 1 Preliminary

   

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Clean Energy (Charges—Excise) Act 2011 .

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 and 2 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Sections 3 to 11

At the same time as section 3 of the Clean Energy Act 2011 commences.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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   Definitions

                   In this Act:

auction has the same meaning as in the Clean Energy Act 2011 .

benchmark average auction charge has the same meaning as in the Clean Energy Act 2011 .

carbon unit has the same meaning as in the Clean Energy Act 2011 .

eligible international emissions unit has the same meaning as in the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Act 2011 .

fixed charge year has the same meaning as in the Clean Energy Act 2011 .

flexible charge year has the same meaning as in the Clean Energy Act 2011 .

issue , in relation to a carbon unit, has the same meaning as in the Clean Energy Act 2011 .

Joint Petroleum Development Area has the same meaning as in the Petroleum (Timor Sea Treaty) Act 2003 .

person has the same meaning as in the Clean Energy Act 2011 .

Regulator means the Clean Energy Regulator.

unit shortfall has the same meaning as in the Clean Energy Act 2011 .

vintage year has the same meaning as in the Clean Energy Act 2011 .

4   Crown to be bound

                   This Act binds the Crown in right of each of the States, of the Australian Capital Territory, of the Northern Territory and of Norfolk Island. However, it does not bind the Crown in right of the Commonwealth.

5   Extension to external Territories

                   This Act extends to every external Territory.

6   Extension to exclusive economic zone and continental shelf

                   This Act extends to Australia’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf.

7   Extension to Joint Petroleum Development Area

                   This Act extends to the Joint Petroleum Development Area.