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Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change (Kyoto Protocol Ratification) Bill 2006

2004-2005-2006

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change (Kyoto Protocol Ratification) Bill 2006

 

 

(Mr Albanese)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to ratify the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

 

 

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                   3

1  Short title....................................................................................................... 3

2  Commencement............................................................................................. 3

3  Object of the Act........................................................................................... 3

4  Definitions..................................................................................................... 3

5  This Act binds the Crown............................................................................. 4

Part 2—Ratification and implementation                                                 4

6  Ratification.................................................................................................... 4

7  National Climate Change Action Plan........................................................... 4

8  The Kyoto Target......................................................................................... 4

9  Annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory and National Communication............... 4

10  Framework for involvement in international trading schemes..................... 5

 



 

A Bill for an Act to ratify the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change