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Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Bill 2010


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Climate Change and Water

Summary

Part of a package of six bills to give effect to the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, the bill gives effect to Australia’s obligations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol by outlining: entities and emissions covered by the scheme; liable entities’ obligations to surrender emission units corresponding to their emissions; limits on the number of emissions units that will be issued; the nature and allocation of Australian emissions units; mechanisms to contain costs; linking to other emissions trading schemes; assistance in relation to emissions-intensive trade-exposed activities, coal-fired electricity generators and coal mining; voluntary inclusion of reforestation activities under the scheme; the domestic offsets program; the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units; and monitoring and enforcement. Also contains a regulation making power.

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 02/02/10  
Second reading moved 02/02/10  
Second reading debate 04/02/10  
Second reading debate 08/02/10  
Second reading debate 09/02/10  
Second reading debate 10/02/10  
Second reading debate 11/02/10  
Second reading agreed to 11/02/10  
Third reading agreed to 11/02/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22/02/10  
Second reading moved 24/02/10  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 28/09/10  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading (House of Representatives)

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  • First reading (Senate)

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Regulation impact statement

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
OAKESHOTT, Rob, MP

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes