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Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (Charges-General) Bill 2009

Originating house
House of Representatives
Not Proceeding
Climate Change and Water


Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, the bill imposes a tax on the issue of Australian emissions units issued as a result of an auction or for a fixed charge, to the extent that it is neither a duty of customs nor a duty of excise.

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 14/05/09  
Second reading moved 14/05/09  
Second reading debate 02/06/09  
Second reading debate 03/06/09  
Second reading debate 04/06/09  
Second reading agreed to 04/06/09  
Third reading agreed to 04/06/09  
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/09  
Second reading moved 15/06/09  
Second reading debate 22/06/09  
Second reading debate 23/06/09  
Second reading debate 11/08/09  
Second reading debate 12/08/09  
Second reading debate 13/08/09  
Second reading negatived 13/08/09  

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest

  • Referred to Committee (14/05/2009): Senate Economics Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (15/06/2009)