Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013

Type
Government
Portfolio
Environment 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Not Proceeding 
Parliament no
44
Summary
Part of a package of seven 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. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
13 Nov 2013Introduced and read a first time
13 Nov 2013Second reading moved
18 Nov 2013Second reading debate
19 Nov 2013Second reading debate
20 Nov 2013Second reading debate
21 Nov 2013Second reading debate
21 Nov 2013Second reading agreed to
21 Nov 2013Consideration in detail debate
21 Nov 2013Third reading agreed to
Senate
02 Dec 2013Introduced and read a first time
02 Dec 2013Second reading moved
03 Mar 2014Second reading debate
04 Mar 2014Second reading debate
17 Mar 2014Second reading debate
17 Mar 2014Second reading agreed to
17 Mar 2014Committee of the Whole debate
20 Mar 2014Committee of the Whole debate
20 Mar 2014Third reading negatived

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Text of bill

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  • 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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