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Clean Energy Finance Corporation (Abolition) Bill 2013

Originating house
House of Representatives
Not Proceeding


Further to the package of bills to remove the carbon pricing mechanism, the bill: repeals the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Act 2012 to abolish the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC); amends the Australian Renewable Energy Agency Act 2011 and Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011 to make amendments consequent on the repeal; abolishes the CEFC Transitional Special Account established as a temporary measure; and enables the transfer of the corporation’s assets and liabilities to the Commonwealth.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13/11/13  
Second reading moved 13/11/13  
Second reading debate 18/11/13  
Second reading debate 19/11/13  
Second reading debate 20/11/13  
Second reading debate 21/11/13  
Second reading agreed to 21/11/13  
Consideration in detail debate 21/11/13  
Third reading agreed to 21/11/13  
Introduced and read a first time 02/12/13  
Second reading moved 02/12/13  
Second reading debate 03/12/13  
Second reading debate 04/12/13  
Second reading debate 09/12/13  
Second reading debate 10/12/13  
Second reading negatived 10/12/13  

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest

  • Referred to Committee (14/11/2013): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Committee report (02/12/2013)