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Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Legislation Amendment Bill 2017


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Environment and Energy

Summary

Amends the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Act 1995, Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 and Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Act 1995 to: implement Australia’s commitment to phase-down import, export and production of hydrofluorocarbons from 1 January 2018, in advance of the global phase-down implemented under the Montreal Protocol, as amended by the Kigali Amendment; amend provisions in relation to the hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) phase-out and prohibit the use of new HCFCs from 1 January 2020 other than for permitted uses; implement Australia’s obligations under the Kyoto Protocol to regulate two newly listed synthetic greenhouse gases; amend provisions in relation to equipment bans and ensure that the provisions apply consistently to all entities regulated under the Act; and amend provisions in relation to licensing and reporting requirements.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 30/03/17  
Second reading moved 30/03/17  
Second reading debate 13/06/17  
Second reading agreed to 13/06/17  
Third reading agreed to 13/06/17  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/06/17  
Second reading moved 14/06/17  
Second reading debate 19/06/17  
Second reading agreed to 19/06/17  
Third reading agreed to 19/06/17  
     
Finally passed both Houses 19/06/17  
Assent 23/06/17 Act no: 67 - Year: 2017
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)