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Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change (Kyoto Protocol Ratification) Bill 2007

2004-2005-2006-2007

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change (Kyoto Protocol Ratification) Bill 2007

 

 

(Mr Garrett)

 

 

 

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

 

 

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                   1

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

2  Commencement............................................................................................. 1

3  Object of the Act........................................................................................... 1

4  Definitions..................................................................................................... 1

5  This Act binds the Crown............................................................................. 2

Part 2—Ratification and implementation                                                 2

6  Ratification.................................................................................................... 2

7  National Climate Change Action Plan........................................................... 2

8  The Kyoto Target......................................................................................... 2

9  Annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory and National Communication............... 2

10  Framework for involvement in international trading schemes..................... 3

 



 

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