Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2006

Environment and Heritage 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Amends the
Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
  as a result of a statutory review of the operation of the Act to: enhance market transparency and business certainty; increase opportunities for bioenergy and solar technologies; encourage innovation through recognising emerging renewable electricity generation technologies; and make administrative amendments in relation to the operation of the Mandatory Renewable Energy Target scheme. Also amends the
Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977
  to clarify appeal avenues in relation to assessment decisions made under the principal Act. 

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House of Representatives
02 Mar 2006Introduced and read a first time
02 Mar 2006Second reading moved
20 Jun 2006Second reading agreed to
20 Jun 2006Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
20 Jun 2006Third reading agreed to
21 Jun 2006Introduced and read a first time
21 Jun 2006Second reading moved
22 Jun 2006Second reading agreed to
22 Jun 2006Third reading agreed to

30 Jun 2006Assent

Act no.: 90

Year: 2006

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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