- Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
- Originating house
- House of Representatives
- Parliament no
- Introduced with the Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (Registration Fees) Bill 2012, the bill establishes a national framework for regulating the energy efficiency of products supplied or used within Australia by: creating a national regulator (the GEMS regulator) to oversee the Equipment Energy Efficiency Program (the E3 Program); providing for administrative, investigative and enforcement powers for the GEMS regulator; expanding the E3 Program to include products other than electrical products; setting mandatory minimum efficiency requirements for products; setting nationally-consistent labelling requirements; and requiring a review of the operation of the Act after five years.