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Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

Originating house
House of Representatives
Not Proceeding


Part of a package of 11 bills to remove the carbon pricing mechanism, the bill: repeals the six Acts which established the carbon pricing mechanism; amends 13 Acts to make amendments consequent on the repeals; enables the payment and future enforcement of carbon tax liabilities for the 2012-13 and 2013-14 financial years; amends the: Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to: prohibit carbon tax-related price exploitation and false or misleading representations about the carbon tax repeal; and provide the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission with additional price monitoring powers in relation to the repeal; Clean Energy (Consequential Amendments) Act 2011 and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to remove the conservation tillage tax offset; and Australian Renewable Energy Agency Act 2011 to change the future funding for the agency; and repeals the Steel Transformation Plan Act 2011 to cease carbon tax-related assistance to steel industry businesses.

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 13/11/13  
Second reading moved 13/11/13  
Second reading debate 18/11/13  
Second reading debate 19/11/13  
Second reading debate 20/11/13  
Second reading debate 21/11/13  
Second reading agreed to 21/11/13  
Consideration in detail debate 21/11/13  
Third reading agreed to 21/11/13  
Introduced and read a first time 02/12/13  
Second reading moved 02/12/13  
Second reading debate 03/03/14  
Second reading debate 04/03/14  
Second reading debate 17/03/14  
Second reading agreed to 17/03/14  
Committee of the Whole debate 17/03/14  
Committee of the Whole debate 20/03/14  
Third reading negatived 20/03/14  

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

  • Opposition [sheet 7443]
COLLINS, Sen Jacinta


Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest

  • Referred to Committee (14/11/2013): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Committee report (02/12/2013)