Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
Climate Change (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2022

2022

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As read a third time

 

 

 

 

Climate Change (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2022

 

No.      , 2022

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential matters arising from the enactment of the Climate Change Act 2022 , and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     3

Australian Renewable Energy Agency Act 2011                                                     3

Building Energy Efficiency Disclosure Act 2010                                                    5

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011                                         6

Clean Energy Finance Corporation Act 2012                                                         9

Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011                                                                           11

Climate Change Authority Act 2011                                                                        12

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991                                         15

Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Act 2012                                      16

Infrastructure Australia Act 2008                                                                            19

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007                                        20

Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Act 2016                                            21

Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Act 2021                                                         22

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000                                                              23

Science and Industry Research Act 1949                                                                25

Part 2—Transitional                                                                                                      26

 

 



This Bill originated in the House of Representatives; and, having this day passed, is now ready for presentation to the Senate for its concurrence.

C. A. SURTEES

Clerk of the House of Representatives

House of Representatives

4 August 2022

A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential matters arising from the enactment of the Climate Change Act 2022 , and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Climate Change (Consequential Amendments) Act 2022 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this Act

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) the commencement of the Climate Change Act 2022 .

However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.