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Clean Energy Finance Corporation Bill 2012

Originating house
House of Representatives


The bill: establishes the Clean Energy Finance Corporation as a body corporate; establishes the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Special Account and appropriates funds to that account; establishes the board of the corporation responsible for decision making and managing the corporation’s investments; requires responsible ministers to issue an investment mandate to the board about the performance of its functions; requires the board to formulate and publish policies relating to the investment strategy for the corporation, benchmarks and standards for assessing the performance of the corporation and risk management strategy; provides for the corporation to share information with certain organisations; and provides for a review of the operation of the Act and other related matters to be undertaken as soon as practicable after 1 July 2016.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23/05/12  
Second reading moved 23/05/12  
Second reading debate 29/05/12  
Second reading debate 30/05/12  
Second reading agreed to 30/05/12  
Third reading agreed to 30/05/12  
Introduced and read a first time 18/06/12  
Second reading moved 18/06/12  
Second reading debate 25/06/12  
Second reading agreed to 25/06/12  
Third reading agreed to 25/06/12  
Text of bill as passed both Houses 25/06/12  
Assent 22/07/12 Act no.: 104 - Year: 2012

Text of bill

  • First reading

  • As passed by both Houses


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest

  • Referred to Committee (24/05/2012): House Standing Committee on Economics; Committee report (30/05/2012)
  • Referred to Committee (19/06/2012): Senate Economics Legislation Committee; Committee report (25/06/2012)
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)