National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Amendment Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Climate Change and Water
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007
to: clarify definitions; require results of audits to be included on the National Greenhouse and Energy Register; extend secrecy requirements to cover audit information; allow the Administrative Appeals Tribunal to review certain decisions made by the Greenhouse and Energy Data Officer (GEDO); give the GEDO authority to audit certain reporting entities; expand the scope of the legislative instrument relating to guidelines for external auditors; require auditors to apply to the GEDO for registration and provide the minister with power to determine registration requirements; remove the requirement for the GEDO to publish corporate level certain energy production information; and make consequential amendments.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 18 Mar 2009
Second reading moved 18 Mar 2009
Second reading debate 23 Jun 2009
Second reading debate 25 Jun 2009
Second reading debate 11 Aug 2009
Second reading debate 12 Aug 2009
Consideration in detail debate
  • Amendment details: 2 government agreed to
12 Aug 2009
Third reading agreed to 12 Aug 2009
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17 Aug 2009
Second reading moved 17 Aug 2009
Second reading debate 07 Sep 2009
Second reading agreed to 07 Sep 2009
Committee of the Whole debate 07 Sep 2009
Third reading agreed to 07 Sep 2009
Text of bill as passed both Houses 07 Sep 2009
Assent
  • Act no.: 87
  • Year: 2009
18 Sep 2009

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Senate

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Schedules of amendments

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Bills digest

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Notes

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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

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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