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Local Community Input into Renewable Energy Developments Bill 2003
Schedule 1 Amendment of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000


1  Subsection 14(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  A power station is eligible for accreditation if:

                     (a)  some or all of the power generated by the power station is generated from an eligible renewable power source; and

                     (b)  the power station satisfies any prescribed requirements; and

                     (c)  the relevant local council or councils

                              (i)  have approved the power station in accordance with planning and approval requirements; or

                             (ii)  where the State Government is the consent authority for planning and approval requirements, have passed a valid motion supporting the construction and operation of the power station.

2  Subsection 14(4)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (4)  The Regulator must determine the matters specified in paragraphs (1)(a) and (b), (2)(a) and (b) and (c) and (3)(a) and (b) in accordance with guidelines prescribed in the regulations.