Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2014

Type
Government
Portfolio
Environment 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
44
Summary
Part of a package of 8 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, including taking action against businesses that do not pass on cost savings attributable to the carbon tax 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
14 Jul 2014Introduced and read a first time
14 Jul 2014Second reading moved
14 Jul 2014Second reading debate
14 Jul 2014Second reading agreed to
14 Jul 2014Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 48 Government agreed to
14 Jul 2014Third reading agreed to
Senate
15 Jul 2014Introduced and read a first time
15 Jul 2014Second reading moved
15 Jul 2014Second reading debate
15 Jul 2014Second reading agreed to
15 Jul 2014Committee of the Whole debate
16 Jul 2014Committee of the Whole debate
17 Jul 2014Committee of the Whole debate
17 Jul 2014Third reading agreed to


17 Jul 2014Finally passed both Houses
17 Jul 2014Assent

Act no.: 83

Year: 2014

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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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